Fiction Friday · Short Stories

Going In For The Kiss

Are you ready for another short story? If you like being tantalized and tingled by words, send me an email at and I'll send you the second short story in the Disciples series... All the original subscribers will get theirs in their inbox shortly! Here's an excerpt from 'Going In For The Kiss:' ***… Continue reading Going In For The Kiss

Observations · People

Is Women’s Month Still A Thing?

I'm totally bored by the concept of Women's Month. Are we still having to prove to the world that we are important enough to have an opinion? I just don't get it; in the month of August, we are all to focus on women's achievements, women's art, women's worldly opinions, women's sport, etc but not have to specifically focus on it on any other month? Pfft!

Observations · People

A Good Day at Immigration

I have always been a foreigner. I’ve never lived in a country where I could cast a vote. I’ve had a million passports and a million visas in them. I’ve gone home, to the place of my birth, only once in the 35 years I’ve been abroad. It wasn’t even called Serbia when I left her, it was still under the socialist hand of Tito, and it was comprised of six republics, all now separate countries from what was then called Yugoslavia.

Observations · People

A Story Of Hope Where Wine Saves the Day

What an amazing experience I had on a visit to Weltevrede Wine Estate in Bonnievale. Somewhere deep in its 100 year old, catacomb-like wine cellar, we discovered the secret to South Africa's future success as a peaceful and prosperous country. I know it sounds insane, but it's true! This story is multi-faceted but it all… Continue reading A Story Of Hope Where Wine Saves the Day