The words of songstress Helen Reddy, ‘I am woman hear me roar . . .’, got women off their seats and roaring in the 1970s. Her words… Read more “i am woman”
For most of my career I’ve been happy to stand in the shadows. I know the value of my work and have been happy to mentor, teach,… Read more “step into the light”
She was reading a book. The sun shining through the shop window picked up the red tones of her strawberry blonde curls, forming a messy halo. With… Read more “the last mistress [a short story]”
Become a conscious being and then become a conscientious objector to the bullshit of the ‘right-ness’ that’s served to each and every one of us on a daily basis.
There’s an abundance of escaped circus performers flooding the streets of Jozi at the moment. Just what can they teach us about love? We certainly have the… Read more “clowns to the left of me”
Like many of my contemporaries, I’m on a diet right now. The diet is based on the one popularised by an obese undertaker in 1863 (William Banting).… Read more “byte me”
Almost everyone wants to write a book someday. Most people just don’t do it. There are many reasons for the lack of follow-through; one of them is… Read more “ghost in the machine”