The Question of Speaking for No Cost

This afternoon I gave my presentation “Strength, Passion, Success” at the signal Hill rotary Club. As with the other Rotary clubs at which I’ve spoken recently, I was not paid for this presentation, though both I and Dawn Corin, who assisted me with transport and support, did receive a meal at the meeting. Many of …

Tributes Excellence 2015 Book

Earlier today I submitted an article for the coming book about the recent Tributes Excellence Awards in Mangaung, South Africa at which I received the award for the category of literature and education And I’ve just got a great response from Musa E Zulu, who is putting the book together – mail extracted below: “Wow! …

Cape Pulpit Interview

My second Casual Day interview was with Radio Cape Pulpit 729 AM today.. Only this time it was a pre-recorded interview and, right now, I’m not sure when it is going to be aired, though definitely before Casual Day on 4 September. This time I was not alone, as my amazing fellow Cape Town Casual …

CCFM, Here I Come!

We couldn’t have planned it better if we’d tried – the day I was featured in the People’s Post newspaper, in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, was also the day I was scheduled to do my first Casual Day media interview, on Radio CCFM 107.5, in Muizenberg. Thanks to Andrea Vinassa, our PR Champ …

It Never Rains, But It Pours…

Have you ever been in a phase when it suddenly feels like lots of things start happening at the same time? There I was, busy with my brand new writing project today when I noticed I had received an e-mail… from the PRO of Casual Day inviting me to be one of their Goodwill Ambassadors …

Missy Mouse – One Year Gone

It is hard to believe that a year ago I started selling my illustrated children’s books, The Adventures of Missy Mouse, as a way of raising awareness of the capabilities of persons living with a visual impairment. It’s been an amazing journey so far and the response to the books has been exciting – there …