Who am I? I am the blank canvas fully exposed and transparent, absorbing and replenishing. Taking out my brushes, I carefully construct the image of corporate respectability, blending in the cracks with coloured crayons. I put on my body armour, but feel weighed down by the sense of growing expectation. Sitting in the carriage, I feel […]
People And Places
Harry over at Arcadia Publishing takes us on a virtual tour around some of the world’s literary hotspots.
Here is a thought! In the age of the steam train, as much coal was used carrying coal to railway depots around the country to power steam trains as was burnt by industrial and domestic users. Once the age of steam was done, there were vast areas of redundant railway sidings. Most were built on, […]
The Ephraim Palace in Berlin dedicates its exhibitions to Berlin events and history. Their current collection is about important Berlin women, who shaped our modern world. They were women a hundred years ahead of their time and they had to deal with prejudice and mockery. Most were active in the latter decades of the nineteenth […]
The Thursday Club, hosted by Sandy Bailey, is a group of bibliophiles who regularly attend book launches at the Buitenverwagting Wine Farm in Constantia to enjoy delicious food, wonderful wines and to have the honour of meeting authors up close and personal. I have had the pleasure of attending the last three of these launches […]