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In a previous post, I discussed what editing is ,specifically looking at how editing takes place in different scenarios. In this article I look at the meaning of the term “proofreading” and what the proofreading process entails. Proofreading and editing are not the same   Quite a...

Over my 20-odd years in therapy, during which time I've been lucky enough to gain some amazing insights, I've come to realise that there's a massive difference between my head and my heart: I can understand in my head that I need to do something. (Take...

First of all, I must apologise for not having penned anything over the last two weeks. Basically (and yes, I do use the word 'basically' quite a lot) I've been trying to keep things together - busy like anything so that I don't have to...

I don't know about you, but I'm starting to take strain with this #COVID19lockdown. Firstly, I had a filling a week ago and yesterday the tooth started to become extremely sensitive - so much so that when I rinse out my teeth after I've brushed...

Today has been a superbly weird day. And when I say superbly weird - I mean off the charts. I heard my neighbour talking on her phone as she was walking up and down her own postage-stamp sized garden, telling the person that she was...

I wrote this yesterday. It's a diary entry of what I was feeling. I've had a myriad of emotions since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that, from 12am this evening until 12am on 16 April (forgive me if I don't have the time right - things have...

I was chatting to my husband last night and I made the remark that 2020, for me, has been a bit like getting a classic car (which hasn't been driven for a while!) going. To get the old beauty going it takes a couple of...

This week South Africa has seen some of the record highs of negativity in recent time. If you just scrolled through your Facebook feed on Monday - during the height of stage 6 load shedding - wouldn't blame you if you wanted to slit...

As I write this, I am in my study and I have the windows open. It's raining softly and there's a cool breeze flowing in which provides a refreshing respite to the intense heat that we have been experiencing over the last couple of weeks. And...

Tapered Tapas on 1st is the latest and hippest hidden gem in Pine Park, Johannesburg (which is just around the corner from some of Linden’s gourmet restaurants). Labelled as providing “a variety of mouth-watering tapas made from fresh local produce”, Tapered blends the tapas Spanish...