“Ashes of Eden” by Breaking Benjamin is another of those songs that I just can’t stop listening to…
It’s a few days before Christmas and here in South Africa the weather is sweltering, so it just seemed right to end my Christmas music Fridays with some local Christmas songs! I start off with Somerkersfees (Summer Christmas), followed by Sonneblom… Read More ›
Ok, I’ll admit, when I heard Peter Hollens’ version, it was the first time I’d heard this song and immediately fell in love with it! Next week, as the weekend before Christmas, I’ll share some of my favourite Afrikaans Christmas… Read More ›
Just in time for the weekend, a throwback to one of my favourite Bon Jovi songs!
Written by Ingrid Jonker, this poem is from Kantelson (1966), which was publishedshortly after her suicide. Absolutely beautiful.
Weekly Finds – Miniature pyramids, Viking hoards, underground cities, character pet peeves, and stone gods
Articles of the week: Miniature Pyramids of Sudan by Eric A. Powell Archaeologists excavating on the banks of the Nile have uncovered a necropolis where hundreds of small pyramids once stood Hoards of the Vikings by Daniel Weiss Evidence of… Read More ›
Because we all need some cheering up…
Weekly Finds – Stories No One’s Ever Thought Of, a Singing River, a 2,000-year-old Unsolved Mystery, and Music
Podcast of the Week Stop Trying to Think of a Story That No One’s Ever Thought Of Before – The Smarter Artist Video of the Week – BrunuhVille – Wolfborn Articles of the Week 7 Questions You Have About Scenes vs. Chapters… Read More ›
This Afrikaans song, “Piekniek vir TWEE” (“Picnic for two”), by TWEE (“Two”) is so beautiful and the music video really does it justice.