Most creatives will tell you that the pressure to produce, to create, has both benefits and drawbacks. A little bit of creative pressure can squeeze out the best of your creative juices like a well rolled toothpaste tube. For me, a deadline or a competition is something that can drive me towards a finish line… Continue reading The Pressure to Produce – some thoughts on capitalism and creativity
As an author, the launching of your book is often when it feels most real. A book launch means people come and listen to you talk about this creation and the creation process and ask interesting questions about something you have invested years of your time in. It is a beautiful nourishing experience. Lockdown meant… Continue reading The Little Local Launches Festival
I'm really excited to be heading to Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend. I've been to the festival a few times, but this will be the first time I'll be on a panel - and what an exciting group of women I'll be on it with. Come through Friday 18 May 10am Travellers Lodge Feminism in… Continue reading Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend
Exciting news - the Alliance Francaise has very kindly invited me to talk on International Women's Day this year. I'll be talking about feminism, threats to women's rights, and the fine balance required to stay sane as a woman in South Africa. If you'd like to come, check out the Facebook event, here.