The Great Gatsby

For those of you who reside in Cape Town, you really shouldn’t miss this show at the Star Theatre. Last night was the opening of The Great Gatsby, a play based on the well-known book of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story is set in the jazz age, with characters who are…

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It is better to write something than nothing at all. Once you accept that what you write has most likely been written before, many – many times, then whatever you write will seem less significant and less in need of perfection. It’s not that your words are not important and shouldn’t be written with care…

Never give up, Ukraine!

It has been a very long time since I’ve posted anything. I just didn’t have much to to share or talk about. Today I’ve got to say something about all this crap that is going on. When I first read about the bombings and attacks on Ukraine’s people, and the terrible horror of it all,…

The 10th of July

My grandmother’s birthday was the 10th of July. I used to forget which day it was because my aunt’s birthday is on the 11th. I always got mixed up, never remembering who’s birthday is first. Finally my aunt told me to just remember that my Granny was born first. Since then I never forgot my…

Some things are small

I have previously shared the albums of this artist, and I hope that it has been good for people to listen to. I know that I have loved the songs. I do want to share this specific song, though, because it is just so lovely and it is really soothing me for some reason. Sometimes…

The Illuminated Book of Days

Kate Greenaway was an English illustrator at the end of the nineteenth century. I have adored her work for almost a decade since I first came across it. Recently I have had the fortune to find one of the well-known books that her illustrations were used in, namely The Illuminated Book of Days. The book…