Kingsmead Book Fair

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Highlights of #FLF23

So many lovely things happened in the three days I was in Franschhoek, dear reader that it would be a looooong, boring tome if I had to tell you all of them. And before people start coming for me and I get cancelled on Booktok can I just say that ALL moments at #FLF23 were …

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Get in the arena

Dear reader, in the past week besides rewriting my rewrites, I also managed to squeeze in a meeting with fab friend and colleague, Tammy Lewis-Houghting. Tammy optioned my second novel Things Unseen back in 2018. It was supposed to be turned into a limited drama series but alas the company she was with at the …

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Things I find erotic:

Seeing it is the month of lurrrrrve, I thought I’d sex things up a bit and talk about the ten things I find most erotic: Apparently, boreholes are naughty because they lower the water table or something. I have no idea if this is indeed true and I still fantasise about a long, long, LONG…borehole. …

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Stockholm Syndrome

People in Cape Town look at you rather pityingly when you say that you’re from Joburg and that you’re going BACK like whyyyyyyyyy? I know this because we spent four days last week in Cape Town, staying at our friends’ fabulous apartment, getting the Lastborn settled in at UCT. On the morning of our departure, …

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It’s KeDezemba, dear readers, the last month of the year (although as we know, December is not just a month, it’s a season) and what a year it’s been. We’re coming up to our third year anniversary of the pandemic. In fact, we’ve most likely surpassed it as I’m sure I read somewhere that although …

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Kingsmead Book Fair ’22

The preparation for a book fair, particularly if you are chairing panels begins a good few days before the actual fair. I was in conversation with a chef, namely Sifo – the Cooking Husband as well as preparing a section of our panel for Chasing Marian so I had a fair amount of prep to do. I …

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