Sex, Lies and Genocide – dangerous premise for a novel?

Sex, Lies and Genocide – dangerous premise for a novel?

For the last two years I have been writing, re-writing, changing the title, re-writing yet again, and at last finalising my latest novel, which was inspired by my trip to Rwanda in October 2016. In a nutshell, Once Upon a Thousand Hills is a very modern love story that blends a risky cocktail of sex, [...]

Catch a Falling Star – Christmas, Angels & the Impossible

Catch a Falling Star – Christmas, Angels & the Impossible

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a postal service between heaven and earth? Or between the hereafter and earth, whatever the hereafter entails. I know that everything is digital nowadays, and ‘digital’ is all the younger generation has known. But nonetheless, just imagine this scene. It’s Christmastime. You're feeling nostalgic, and your thoughts are [...]

Love, Sex and Snow

Love, Sex and Snow

What is about snow that gets us into such a hyper-ventilating state of euphoria? That brings out the child in us, urges us to believe that the white, white, oh-so-white substance around us has transformed our world into a fairy tale of which we are now a part. In the presence of all those exquisite flakes [...]