Operation Oysterhood: 5 November

OYSTERHOOD is reclusiveness or solitude, or an overwhelming desire to stay at home.

— @HaggardHawks

Two more books to come in November. Karavan Press will be ten titles strong by the end of the year. The Karavan Press snow leopards from Julia are continuing with the stories …

It was a day of work: reading, editing, pool and bathroom cleaning. Highlight of the day: dinner with my love. Now, I am ready for bed and hope to wake up to the news of a gentle blue wave coming in and calming the land across the waters. And the rest of the world. We all (apart from those who still wanted another four years of Tangerine Kak) deserve some peace and decency.

I have been indulging in some literary time travel in the last few days. South African literary history is so full of treasure! No wonder I fell in love with the stories, then the land, and then its people. How incredibly lucky am I to be part of this story now, to call it home, to celebrate its past, present and future …

Good night.

Be kind. Wear a mask. Support local.

“Physical distancing remains one of the key strategies to curb this pandemic.”


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