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Ulysses and Marilyn Monroe have me licked

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5 Sales don’t make a success

  Two weeks ago my children’s picture book ‘Snuffles and the Cloud People‘ was released on the Amazon platform.  I was relieved that the culmination of years of work had finally made it to this point.  I was excited to send this infant child of mine out into the world.  If one swallow doesn’t make …

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The Shining Girls – Lauren Beukes

Over the past year I have read many books by South African authors.  It helps belonging to a book club.  All of these books have make me feel very proudly South African.  Deon Meyer is brilliant.  Redi Tlhabi’s book ‘Endings and Beginnings‘ was one of the most moving books I’ve read.  Yesterday I finished reading …

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Deon Meyer inspired visit to Loxton

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Deon Meyer makes me a lousy wife & mother

Generally I have a good conscience.  I gave up work and financial independence to be a stay at home Mum, my time is generally spent being a constructive parent and wife.  Deon Meyer messes up this picture of selfless domesticity.  This week reading ‘The Heart of the Hunter” (my 3rd Deon Meyer), the children were …

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I love my e reader – Prestigio PER3274B

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