The Stories of Places

The Stories of Places

Every place has a story and a range of story tellers to go with it. As a writer, I am one of those seeking to weave the webs that could influence how you think about places, ideas and people with every word I jot down. When traveling I have mostly sought to avoid...
AmsterPoetryDam

AmsterPoetryDam

In response so a few queries from friends and readers, I can confirm that I am and have been writing more poetry while I am traveling. Initially, when I was still in the UK and later on the road in Europe, I was working on a series of poems exploring the idea of...

New Favourite Things

Since it is said that a picture paints a thousand words, I am trying to explain some of what I am doing with more pictures on this blog. So today’s post is of a few of the new joys that I have discovered since arriving in Amsterdam. I am going to try and do this...
The Art Of Floating: Turd v Cream

The Art Of Floating: Turd v Cream

Today’s blog is about digital technology and the arts… I think. But that’s where I want to start anyway! It’s about giving things away for free and the value that people ascribe to things. It’s about how we see the world of art and business and how these two...
Johannesburg News From Amsterdam

Johannesburg News From Amsterdam

As you know by now, I am deep into the re-write of my novel. A comprehensive read-through while I was in Switzerland revealed some major gaps in the narrative where characters pop out of nowhere and context is never given. So, having assimilated the subbing...