Healthy Revenge—The Sweetest Just Desserts

June 4th, 2022

Off (With) His Head! As readers, I dare say we’re (unconsciously or consciously) drawn to books that address universal themes and help us work through aspects of our own story. One such book that I recently read was promising. Until it wasn’t. You see, two-thirds of the way into the novel, something awful happens to… See More

I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Into Here!

January 23rd, 2022

Out of Touch Much? I don’t understand politics. All that doublespeak dividing opinions ad nauseam … In this age of Covid, with two years’ worth of confusing (and some truly rubbish) government mandates, we could be forgiven for thinking that just maybe politicians also don’t understand politics. And now, the monumental cockup apropos Novak Djokovic… See More

Why a Super-Sh*tty Review Can Rock

July 16th, 2020

The Review Cycle for a Writer? 1. Notification of review: butterflies in the stomach 2. A good review: butterflies flit, you fly 3. A bad review: (a) Possibly has you in a flap. Not progressing. or (b) Sees you regressing to the pupa stage. It’s a better option. Why? Read on. There’s Value in a… See More

Why Baby Boomers Are Angry Birds

September 24th, 2019

What Am I, Chopped Liver? It’s spring in the southern hemisphere. A cause for celebration? Yes! And … no. It means spring-cleaning and renewal. But we’re not only talking tidying drawers, squeaky-cleaning the kitchen, re-grouting the bathroom tiles, and physical detox, here. We’re also talking cleansing our psychic innards. Heavy-duty stuff, this last one, and… See More