Fiction and studies and Twitter, oh my! On my fiction writing I finally seem to be back on track with the flash fiction competitions after sitting out for a couple of weeks. I put aside a weekend for writing and really made a point of writing over the weekend and not find a million other […]
Everyone could do with more than 24 hours in a day, right? And when you’re hustling on your dreams – especially when you’re also working full-time – this means that you need to be especially careful and diligent with your time management. To that end, I’ve decided to list some of the things that I […]
In part 1 of “Weaving Fate”, I looked at some of the different myths associated with weaving, the fates, and life and death. In this part I will look at the myth of Athena and Arachne. Athena and Arachne “Like her half-brothers Hermes and Apollo, Athena… is a complex deity whose many attributes and functions […]
Ná meer as ’n dekade, gaan die webwerf Woes sy deure sluit. Hierdie bloginskrywing gaan egter nie die besonderhede van hierdie sluiting bespreek nie. Wat ek wel gedoen het, is om die plasings wat ek oor die jare daar opgelaai het, af te laai om iewers anders weer op die web te plaas. Dit gesê, […]
January’s end is already in sight and everywhere people are either succeeding in their resolutions, have already failed, or are trying their best to resurrect them after having a third slice of cake for the day. My January started off a bit unexpectedly, but in a good way, as I have been able to spend […]
This past week and weekend has been spent mostly on studies, creating a gift for a baby shower, and also some writing – yay!
With the first full week of 2016 drawing to a close, I thought that I would have a look at my writing goals for 2016.
The Secret Life of Trees: How They Live and Why They Matter by Colin Tudge is a truly fascinating book…
I found The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester to be a very interesting read. Simon Winchester does wonderful work to bring the different people, who worked on the enormous task of compiling the Oxford English Dictionary, to life in as much detail as possible, showing both their […]
While playing around with the idea of Fates of some kind weaving a tapestry and cutting threads when someone dies for some stories I am currently busy with, I was reminded of a specific poem in the Icelandic Njál’s Saga. It appears at the end of the saga and is quite a gruesome scene that […]