My title, you may note, is inspired by the snippet I shared in yesterday's blog. The end of Arundhati Roy's weekend article in the Financial Times. It's day 12 of 21. The number in reverse. Can anyone really foresee what’s going to happen? No, of course not. But it feels a little like the humanitarian… Continue reading Are we ready to imagine another world?
The thing about writing …
The thing about writing… Is that words can be put next to each which, if they were speech, have the potential of sounding pompous, put on and out of place; Is that it can happen anywhere… on a plane- as I am -in a bus or on a boat, or even better, on a beach… Continue reading The thing about writing …
“Always be connecting” is my new motto but apologies if I don’t!
In last month's blog I reviewed Joanne Fedler's new book Love in the Time of Contempt which will be launched at the BOOK LOUNGE, my favourite bookshop in Cape Town, on 17 March. I cannot wait to have the real book in my hands, you know, the one that smells and feels like the real thing that you can flip backwards… Continue reading “Always be connecting” is my new motto but apologies if I don’t!
Connecting at Christmas
As the year rumbles on at a rapid rate and Father Xmas cheers on his reindeers to get to each household on time, we still have a few days to ponder about our wishes for the new year and think about the year that was. In the last week or so, I've been thinking about connections,… Continue reading Connecting at Christmas