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Buy an embroidery – a whacky piece of Africana meticulously hand-sewn – and help me publish a picture book five years in the making! Because of a difficult publishing climate, I have decided to self-publish this children’s picture book in … Continue reading
Returning from this mammoth two and a half month trip to Namibia and Botswana and the furthest reaches of South Africa, what do I have to offer you in my first attempt to report back? This, an advertisement for nothing … Continue reading
It’s not often that I dream an entire business plan – yes, a business plan – down to its name, operating strategy and the exact amount I should charge, but that’s what happened last night. It even got a thumbs-up … Continue reading
Who are these two children? Find out about their life in Kassiesbaai in the next CHILDREN OF SOUTHERN AFRICA book hot off the press, that is, my computer.
Fossicking in a sports-field-to-be on what was once Cape Town’s dump unearthed this broken shard – a boating scene that once adorned a soup tureen or cup or plate. I started writing a story about it but could not … Continue reading
Match the captions to the pictures below: 1. frilly, no thorns 2. convention for hermaphrodites 3. ankle snapper 4. pit stop 5. blue indicates unknown lands 6. fattened for the road 7. skywalker 8. if I don’t see you through … Continue reading
Do you know why a fly leaf is called a fly leaf? A clue I found in the dictionary (Webster’s) comes under one of the definitions of fly: Formerly, the person who took the sheets off the press. But I … Continue reading