Category Archives: Books

The Blue Between Gets a Turn.


                              Another day, another book launch. The librarian had influenced a move to Saturday morning, assuring me that it was always buzzing on that day and … Continue reading

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Out to Launch With Lunch


The latest of my launch dates was by invitation to an affair this morning hosted by District Six of the Durban Library network as part of their initiatives following Durban’s selection as the only UNESCO City of Literature in Africa. … Continue reading

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Actual activity deactivates virtual activity.


The more one does that one might blog about, The more one’s blogging time is put in doubt; I have been kept completely on the hop, And thus my blog came screeching to a stop! Let me at least give … Continue reading

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Book Launch but Forgot Memory Stick!


  I fly to pitch light novel Sing praises . . . stranded, grovel — Stick promising slides for machine  Yearn for; miss; at home left been! Wasted journey for talk is seen.   I have taken poetic licence, here. … Continue reading

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Out to Launch – all of November!


I have been working hard to put this together.  I wrote the first book mentioned a while ago (but it has not officially been launched yet), and have had a hand in editing, formatting and publishing all the others. The … Continue reading

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Electrifying Bogarde at Knight


                          Dirk Bogarde was always one of my favourite actors, and I soon discovered that his writing is highly entertaining and engaging. His friends must have looked forward … Continue reading

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Picnic Blanket for Sissies


At the flea market before last (the last one was deluged out — talking of which we now have a burst pipe down the road someplace and no water) I found this folding table and bench set and a R40 … Continue reading

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