Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I attended a VIP screening of Die Ellen Pakkies Storie tonight at Ster Kinekor. It was one of two occasions where I was so emotional that I chose not to interact with the cast, but leave to cry in my car. To grasp #DieEllenPakkiesStorie would be to open yourself… Continue reading Die Ellen Pakkies Storie
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, We are thrilled that our annual Twitter Blanket Drive #TBD2017 will be hosted by Live Arts Little Theatre on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 19h00. It is impossible to find a warmer reception! Please bring a new or previously loved blankets (any size) as entry fee. Enjoy the hospitality of the… Continue reading Winter is coming.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, My son, @liamjamescadger and I recently attended a rooftop party (nothing like a Wench on the town with her son who is legal!) at The Copper Bar, where we got down to doing The Salty Dog... we didn't learn about THE Tom Collins until much later, so we had to skip..… Continue reading From one Legend to another…
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Happy Thanksgiving to all, but especially to my friends and family living in the United States which is where this tradition was born. Vicky and I met at school and have been friends since I was 12. Vix came to live with us a year or so later, and… Continue reading oh #HelloBlackFriday
Dear friends, family and other interesting creatures, It's cold. The shadow creeps deeper into the black hole of a non existent shelter. The wind has no boundary and freely flows into every available space. There is a plastic sheet picked up from a delivery bay held tightly in an effort to provide warmth. This could… Continue reading There is no great divide.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Life is an odd creature. There is no other way to ride but bareback. You are guaranteed to feel every vibration of the animal moving under you. One thing I guarantee, there will be music. Sometimes a vibrant Street festival with laughter and little umbrellas in our cocktails. Babies… Continue reading The Free Electric Band
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, It has never happened to me that I see a movie, the audience randomly burst into applause, remain seated while the credits roll in silence and the audience keep applauding ... and nobody rushes to their feet. Especially not an Afrikaans movie. I had read "Dis ek, Anna" and… Continue reading Dis ek, Anna
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, When my children were little, I use to go to the movies every Tuesday morning. There has always been something magical about escaping to the cinema. The smell of popcorn and icy green slush aside, I just loved becoming invisible and lose myself into the great, big screen in… Continue reading Love is timeless.