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SA Partridge

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September here we come

The Open Book Festival programme is live! And it looks like it’s going to be a good one. I’m taking part in four awesome events this year.
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An appetite for murder

A nasty case of bronchitis recently left me with plenty time to read, which is a rarity in my life. Day job + book reviewing + novel writing + numerous other projects = no time for reading.
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A passion for storytelling

Hugh Howey

One of the highlights of being an author is that sometimes I’m invited to formally talk to other authors.
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Hugh Howey is coming to The Book Lounge

The Book Lounge in Cape Town has some incredible events coming up next week.
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Franschhoek events

The Franschhoek Literary Festival kicks off this Thursday.
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The turtle moves

A flyer for the Fresh Start Club at the Cape Town Zombie Walk

A flyer for the Fresh Start Club at the Cape Town Zombie Walk

To say that Terry Pratchett got me through high school would be an understatement.
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I was going through some old notebooks yesterday and found my reference images for the character of Demi from Sharp Edges.
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Adventures in food and literature

Pride and Prejudice Bennett  House Dining Room

I’m a recipe magpie. Basically this means that more often than not, someone else invented the meals I cook. I love my celebrity chefs. Put me in front of a TV and I’ll watch The Great British Bake Off and Little Paris Kitchen all day.
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Sally’s local YA gift guide

Tis the season to get reading.
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Remember Rosie Brooks

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I want to tell you about Rosie Brooks. Picture in your mind a perpetually smiling blonde with star tattoos who loved music.
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