Blog Tour Award Thingee

Is it possible that for a few moments, as you read this, you can pretend it’s already Monday (29)? I’ve been tagged for the Blog Tour Award (I wonder what I’ll win?!!) and I was given that date. But, I write on Saturdays and I didn’t want to do...

Writing is easy

This week I received another rejection letter; all part and parcel of being a writer. It’s not the first and it won’t be the last. I could give you an extensive list of famous authors who have been rejected multiple times, (eg J, K. Rowlings) and who then...

The Dark Ages, Mark II

What a weird, upside down world we inhabit. In South Africa, a rich, famous white guy kills his girlfriend, is only sentenced to five years jail and is getting out having done about 10 months. (I can hear my not-so-white friends saying, “Nothing changes.”)...

A little bit of selfishness

I woke up this morning with this thought ringing in my head: I want to take the family to Disneyland.┬áIt’s not the first time I’ve thought it. The Old Boy and I had the fun of going there in the 70s and we always said that when we had kids we’d take...