Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year resolutions of a young writer

ALMOST exactly 25 years ago, I was employed as an assistant editor and journalist at a small publishing company in Cape Town. It was essentially my first ‘real job’ after university and, to celebrate the appointment, I bought myself a … Continue reading

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Exclusive interview with Santa Claus just before Christmas 2010

In case you missed it last year, here’s a copy of my exclusive interview with Santa Claus, which was originally published in Business Day in December 2010. This year, I interviewed a number of his helpers. The article will be … Continue reading

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Bathrooms go big

There is, I discovered researching this article for the Sunday Independent, no reason to be prudish about the 21st century bathroom as homeowners embrace it as an important living space. ONCE upon a time, the bathroom was, in prim and … Continue reading

Posted in Dilly-dallying in décor | 2 Comments