African Renaissance

Looking over the Eastern Cape “hills of tomorrow” found in South Africa

In my heart of hearts, I am, you are, at this meeting point, but is it a reference, a beginning, just a starting block...

After the war, I found myself in Amsterdam

I like to take long walks and imagine that we are somehow together again. Night falls and I find myself surrounded by darkness in...

A Bipolar Self-Portrait: Living My Best Life Instead Of Suffering In Silence

I am an author, poet and essayist. I am also a blogger, novelist and screenwriter. I have written over twenty books. I am forty-four...

Schizophrenia

Whilst not as common as other mental illnesses, schizophrenia does affect an estimated 24 million people around the world. Unfortunately there is a lack...

Sane: A Bipolar Life

I have endured the worst possible case scenario. Being locked up in a mental institution for six months while in my late teens, early...

The Grandmaster’s Strategy

A man, with the synergy of an ex-soldier and pastoral counselor took my smile and turned it into a parachute. It grew wings and...

Love: The Promised Land

Once isolation was my plan. Once that was all I wanted and today I am unlimited in all of my thinking. I am weak...

When Virgil Was In My Arms I Had Paris In The Springtime On My Mind And All I Wrote Was Poetry

The Bible Says You Are Fearfully And Wonderfully Made. For Khanyile Joseph Mlotshwa. I think of your synergy. How the rain saved me. That...

Poor Things, Please Ask Barbie and Ken What’s Love Got to Do With It

Birds sing, thoughtful and principled. In the greener valleys the foundations of the oceans are found there bold and cheerful and brave. You are...

From My Diary: “Ramaphosa Golden Unicorn To Battered South Africa”

The country has been on tenterhooks for a while but it can be said that racial tensions have been building around the issues of...

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