When is a writer not a Writer?

When is a writer not a Writer?

  When they are not writing. Today I finished the re-write I had tasked myself with on my novel JOHANNESBURG. Officially, as of today, my focus moves from that work and onto getting the book from here into publishing in some form. This new phase will involve possibly...

The Transition To Digital

One of the key factors to my ability to stay alive in the last decade or so has been my facility and familiarity with digital mediums and my digital footprint which I have accrued over time. Miraculously, in our digital age, very few writers, publicists and PR...

The Making Of 1,2,1,2

In about 2008 I realised that if I was ever going to be truly happy, I needed to follow my heart and do what I was really passionate about. This is a bit weird considering I had been working for myself in the music industry full-time since 1995! The truth is that by...

Music Saved My Life

My good friend Bill Botes has this post title tattooed on himself, and it’s a thought I have entertained once or twice myself. Because in so many way’s it is true. I often describe music as a time machine: this uncanny device that through the action of mere...

The Truth About Cars…

My 2nd week in Johannesburg without my own private vehicle comes to a close and I am finding out some interesting stuff. Firstly, all this stuff about not being able to get around JHB without a car really is white-man’s problems. You can seriously just catch a...