Karoo Roads to Richmond

So I spent the weekend down Richmond way, Northern Cape for the Boekbedonnered Festival. My first time there. I get the feeling it won’t be my last! Firstly, Richmond is a tiny, No-whereville town! It is basically two main streets and a small smattering of buildings....

Tracking The Novel History

Hey hey! Its Friday and that must mean another chapter in the novel is complete and YES, it does! I am well into part two of the book, which means that it won’t be too long before I am half-way through the first draft of this monster. I am very pleased with myself. I...

The Wild Youth

A couple of years ago I was part of the team making a documentary film called Punk In Africa. I grew up on punk rock from when I discovered it, admittedly a bit late, in 1985. In many ways, its ideas, look and ethos were to become the biggest influence on my choices...
Sisyphus Koppi

Sisyphus Koppi

I am returning to Oppikoppi this year in yet another new capacity… this time I am MC-ing the Bushveld Cinema. Yup, our idea of screening SA music documentary films has come to fruition so the VIZA, MK Bushveld cinema takes place Saturday and Sunday at the top...