On Books, On Law, On women, On writing, Other Stuff

your one wild and precious life

BEAR WITH ME ON THIS ONE. IT'S LONGER than usual but IMPORTANT but as usual, UNEDITED. We are living in strange and uncertain times. Isn’t it always so? We make history in some way or another every single day in relative terms which will impact someone, somewhere in a future which, today, cannot be known,… Continue reading your one wild and precious life

On Law, On women, Other Stuff

WHAT DEFINES US AS WOMEN? TWO WOMEN OF WORTH TO END OFF WOMEN’s MONTH

If I promise myself that I will write something, I cannot sleep until it’s done. So with the end of August and end of Women’s Month today, I want to squeeze in a brief mention of two women who taught us all valuable lessons this month. One is of course CASTER SEMENYA and the other, in… Continue reading WHAT DEFINES US AS WOMEN? TWO WOMEN OF WORTH TO END OFF WOMEN’s MONTH

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On the Disco Pants Blog and Racism. Prejudices generally.

Something just hasn’t been sitting properly with me since reading my Disco Pants blogger friend (link below) whose passionate opinion and brave heart I value, along with our Chardonnay lunch, but I haven’t been able to nail it …until now. Because I feel that that it goes way beyond a mere beating up of ourselves… Continue reading On the Disco Pants Blog and Racism. Prejudices generally.

From Courtrooms To Cupcakes

My route to self-publishing

Since I am about to launch my book, and the first question I am asked is who the publisher is, I feel compelled to explain why I have finally gone the self-publishing route. I submitted my edited and completed manuscript to eight of the top and supposedly main publishers in South Africa, with the required… Continue reading My route to self-publishing