A Lesson in Kissing the Wrong Boys

By |2018-08-20T08:58:11+00:00December 16th, 2016|Creative Non-Fiction, Featured Articles|

 A lesson in kissing the wrong boys first, for Marie Claire Real Lives The Party of a Lifetime column, December 2016. Written by Ishay Govender-Ypma “OF course I’ve done that. I was married, remember?” Thami* said, slow American-textured drawl and the span of his shoulders on a six-foot frame filling the living room. There was [...]

Bloemfontein Blues

By |2017-05-22T11:10:33+00:00July 28th, 2016|Africa, Creative Non-Fiction, Essay, Featured Articles, History, Road Trip, South Africa, Travel in Africa|

Bloemfontein Blues - A trip down memory lane Retracing my university days in the university town. For Mail & Guardian, July 2016. A decade can fall between the cracks, as effortless as an autumn leaf floating to its unremarkable end in the backyard. Those are the more than 10 years between Bloemfontein and I. I [...]