Category Archives: Writing

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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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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Annointment From a Hadeda Ibis Nest


Wordle 375 Eggs sway in breeze on misty day Attentive parents drive cats away Hatched child (or chick) in home movies features Won’t sing, but runny tum these creatures — Find the corn set out today Sent back down in … 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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Striking a Box of Matches


              Matches end bruised and with vision all blurred Voices through numb mind have blossomed unheard; Unhinged to savour such! Listen to those Who nail how one edges from aches with such blows! © … Continue reading

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Something to Hoot About


That was just for fun and to reintroduce the topic of my writing and that with which I am associated. In which connection (drumroll) you may recall a certain post about a certain Decision that followed one on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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A Wordle All At Sea


Slam hatch against the blast From winter cycle; Crawl, lost, back from the mast — Where’s bad St Michael*? — Has Channel race gone wrong? Link to reaching France Suspect will take too long; There’s but slender chance! * patron saint … Continue reading

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