I do like to be beside the sea-side…

I’ve just got back from a few days away in a friend’s house in a seaside town. No phone. No internet (slight case of delerium tremens). No Wonder Dog. No feral birds to keep away from the beseiged cockatiel. My friend and her husband have a lovely house in...

Writing in Botswana

My guest today is Lauri Kubuitsile, a full-time writer living in Botswana. She writes for children and adults and has had numerous books published as well as many short stories  included in a variety of anthologies. She was the 2007 winner of the BTA/Anglo Platinum...

Sh! Artist at work

An interesting gentleman joined Jeff and I for dinner last night. (My definition: Dinner is when you sit at a table and you have more than one course. Tea is the usual main evening meal when you eat it sitting in front of the television in your comfy chair.) As we...

Smile a while and give your face a rest

Had some little happy moments this past week. They were simple things, insignificant instances which brought a smile to my face. They weren’t headline grabbing, fame-generating, hold-the-news type things. They meant very little in the great scheme of life, the...

Let’s get together, yeah, yeah, yeah

I’m in a rush this morning. I have a group of writers (I think the collective noun is a “worship of writers”. How cool is that?) … Where was I? Oh yeah, some of my writer buddies are meeting in my house in about half an hour’s time. Now,...