Meet my new book baby!

After my last breakdown and stay in a state mental hospital for four months, I moved to the sleepy little town of Port Alfred in South Africa and finally took the plunge to become a truly penniless writer and write to my heart’s content. And so it is that proudly this year saw the publishing […]

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A Fond Farewell

My grandparents are selling their house and it feels like the end of an era. Theirs is a home in a circle of heritage houses, all double storeys with lattice work on their balconies overlooking the square’s grassy park, once glorious, with a fountain that has long since been left in disrepair and an overgrown […]

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Jelly

Jelly has always meant love to me. Whenever someone close to me has been sick, I respond almost instinctively with a bowl of jelly. Raspberry jelly is my favourite. So it is invariably raspberry. My friend’s little boy is sick and so today I will make him some raspberry jelly to soothe the throat and […]

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