The Power of Women!
Writer Published on September 23, 2016

“I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century.”                                                                            

Finding Nemo!
Writer Published on September 9, 2016

The young school boy looked around the new Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. He bounced on his seat. Yeah, the seats were great. His mother gave him a warning look. The lights dimmed as the orchestra began to play the overture to the musical Anne of Green Gables. One day, he thought, he would work in this

A choir of sorts!
Writer Published on August 26, 2016

“Sing, then. Sing, indeed, with shoulders back, and head up so that song might go to the roof and beyond to the sky. Mass on mass of tone, with a hard edge, and rich with quality, every single note a carpet of colour woven from basso profundo, and basso, and baritone, and alto, and tenor,

Rays of Sunshine!
Writer Published on August 12, 2016

I was sitting in a small English tea shop, devouring what I always seem to devour when I’m with B – cheesecake. Maybe that is one of the reasons I like B so much! “When we have finished our cheesecake, I am going to buy you an early birthday present,” B said swallowing down her

“Potty” Dancing!
Writer Published on July 29, 2016

“I have a surprise for you this morning,” B remarked linking her arm through mine. We were walking towards the town centre of Sheringham. “Or rather, Sheringham has a surprise for you. Lots of surprises!” She gave a little skip besides me and I laughed at her gaiety. “Surprises here I come!” I attempted to

Sweet Caroline!
Writer Published on July 15, 2016

Recently I made a new friend on Facebook, Caroline De Lange who lives in Wales. She noticed I was visiting England and suggested that after our stay in the Cotswolds, B and I came on to Wales and stay with her family. Apparently she and a friend ran a company which organises corporate events in

Scream!
Writer Published on July 1, 2016

Recently I received the following letter: Dear Gaynor I am a friend of the director, Janice Honeyman and Denise Goldin. I am a professional actress, born in Cape Town but now living in California. The way I came to know of you is this: I was in Cape Town staying with Janice. I am working

Strictly!
Writer Published on June 17, 2016

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” Oprah Winfrey Everyone looked stunning. Women and men, perfumed and Givenchy scented, wafted to their tables. Strangers chatted animatedly to strangers, who by the end of the evening had turned into friends. There was laughter and an

No Labels!
Writer Published on June 3, 2016

Dis Tyd, the sign said. It’s Time. I smiled to myself as we entered the room. A fire crackled, merrily accompanying the sound of people chatting. It was a miserable day outside. I was so glad we had followed Eduard’s advice and investigated his wife’s new coffee shop. Every week, my best friend, ‘B’ and

A Magical Box!!!
Writer Published on May 20, 2016

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.” L.M. Montgomery, The Story Girl Photographs! Captured moments that would otherwise be gone forever. I have a polystyrene pin board in my bedroom that is strewn with photographs. They bring into the present, times that have passed: my Dad holding a bunch

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