Avocado Pears & Chefs in Support of the NHS: A ‘lil’ Q & A with London’s Finest, Chris Prow

So to kick off with a little context, the Founder of the Nth Degree Global and Founder and President of the Restaurant Association invited this dear British friend of mine for MANY moons now, Chris Prow, now among London’s finest, to take part in a very special campaign. “Over these last few months or 154 […]

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The Gift of Cats and Dogs on the Frontline of Covid: A Love Story

So today, though somewhat late for Wednesday Appreciation Day, I thought I might say a very, very big thank you indeed to those furry friends who have been on the frontline, so to speak, in so, sooooo many ways during this strange and unsettling pandemic! Though they may not have the words to tell us […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (or Jessica “Moon-Face” Hansen & a Lump of Clay)

I went to a party once. I knew Jess. From circles and such. We have some history. Port Elizabeth is like that. But on this particular evening, almost touching the stars, there she sat atop in a tree, legs dangling like a little woodland creature, like something straight out of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. (Note […]

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The Gift of a Beautiful Life: A Love Story

Many moons ago, when I was but a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed university student, I was faced with the case of Virginia Woolf. In preparation for a lecture, we were to watch The Hours for a semblance of insight into the life and times of the writer. I had read Mrs Dalloway and Orlando, and found […]

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Before & After

A friend of mine remarked the other day that I seem to see my life thus far as a before and after, a life split in twine, with the person I used to be before my mental breakdown at the not-so-tender age of 29, and the me afterwards. The thing is, certain life events can […]

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