Going underground

I looked, and I saw that I was in a small room with several women gathered together. Two women in particular caught my attention because of their long hair, unusual clothes, and the conversation they were having. When I spoke up, they welcomed me into their midst and we continued to converse

A strange sort of peace

Since the call for all South Africans to practice social distancing, a strange sort of quiet has descended on our neighbourhood. Sure, it is a public holiday, but no other Human Rights Day was ever this subdued. There are few cars in the streets, few pedestrians on the pavements, and few aeroplanes flying overhead. No-one is making any plans to get together. Things are almost at a standstill.

Podcasting in lieu of trail riding

What’s more difficult? Riding a horse across wild country for a week or starting a podcast? Different people would answer this question very differently, I imagine, but here is my response:

I had big plans last year to venture out on horseback, but soon realised

Spiritual memoirs

Among the books that rank highest in my GoodReads library are a collection of spiritual memoirs. I began coming across these books about 14 years ago, And when I did, it was like coming home to a community of people whom I felt I knew at a very deep level.

The South African woman in fiction


There is a dearth of literature about previously-advantaged South African women or, put another way, well-off white women who grew up on the tip of the African continent and still live here.

Where business and spirituality connect

I don't have aBusiness brain. My husband rarely discusses what is going on at work with me because I usually get the wrong end of the stick. But here's a story of how my non-business-related experience helped him navigate a tough business decision.

Exploring INTP regions with the MBTI

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a useful system for understanding the way our brains are wired. Since learning to apply it I have found it extremely illuminating, especially about why I am so drawn to exploring new and interesting territory.

Going underground

I looked, and I saw that I was in a small room with several women gathered together. Two women in particular caught my attention because of...