The art of Tatiana Kazakova, a talented young Russian, will astound you!
Only a comedian such as George Carlin could write such truth: “The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more medicine, but less wellness. We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too … Continue reading →
A resident of my home town, Knysna, Mike Wood recently released his second African adventure novel, Somali Kiss. I read it in a day and caught up to him for a great chat over good coffee. WM: Although both of your novels are fiction, you purposely address many contentious issues? Should storytellers remind of reality rather than offer escape from it? Mike Wood: The way I see it, writers focusing on Africa can either do a McCall-Smith and write upbeat, happy, everything is rosy stuff. Or they can deal with … Continue reading →