A Little Angel Named Anna

When I was a young ‘un, there was a series of exquisitely illustrated books by the elusive author, Fynn, that I read over and over, voraciously, so much did they delight me. The author and scribe of dear Anna had claimed them to be the gospel truth of a young angel untimely taken from him […]

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A Child of Simple Needs

In my much younger days, my mom and I lived in an area that is today better known as Richmond Hill. Back in Our Day, as far I can remember it was pretty much part and parcel of the larger neighbourhood of ‘Central’. Before it got larney, you see. But even when it was still […]

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Dearest: No one Doubled to Some

Today I would like to share a poem a very dear friend wrote for me when I fell from the face of society for a small spell. He is not only a gifted poet and a brilliant mind, but the kind of human bean whose kindness and compassion know no bounds. I hope you are […]

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Achtung, Baby Part 2 (or, How Ophelia Flew the Cuckoo’s Nest)

Goeie môre, Suid Afrika! So… True. Story. Truth be told. Sure, I may have a wild imagination… But I literally can’t make this shit up. Inbox pings. Whatsapp on my ‘new’ old phone version 2.0. (Side note: I adore minimal effort in a whatsapp. And such usually denotes the sex as “Male.” Close quotation marks.) […]

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