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2023-04-04: Lights are fitted on ceilings or high up on walls, because if light is to illuminate something, it …

2023-03-31: For some years now I’ve been hearing about rebellious German bishops. It’s not the first …

2023-03-27: God is infinitely majestic, and you can see His majesty reflected in the myriad skills and talents …

2023-03-26: I am continually surprised by the time and effort it takes to find the right questions to ask.

2023-03-25: Like ships, more souls are destroyed in the shallows than in the deep. Because the world discourages …

2023-03-24: Quiz night at Maria Regina Church. Walked away with first prize along with teammates Kamo, Venny and …

2023-03-23: The 3 Cs of Communism, Covid and Climate change give us the following definition of Leftism: …

2023-03-15: It’s important to discover what’s important about the work you do.

2023-03-15: “Successful” people who commit suicide and the Christian have this in common: both have …

2023-03-14: When writing, take the path of most resistance.

2023-03-14: Writing with neither my phone nor my laptop seems to be remarkably effective for creating. The forte …

2023-03-13: Asking the right question is harder than finding the right answer.

2023-03-11: A friend of mine was looking for the woman he had been called to marry. Being Catholic, he was open …

2023-03-09: It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. -EPICTETUS

2023-03-09: We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. -HARRISON FORD

2023-03-08: On Confession When I was a teenager there was nothing I hated more than cleaning my room. I would procrastinate …

2023-03-05: On Rings, Dungeons and Dragons Me to ChatGPT: To what extent did The Lord of the Rings inform Dungeons and Dragons? ChatGPT: The …

2023-02-25: Wargaming Afternoon! Played Battletech today with Henku and Enricho. Loved the constant threat and …

2023-02-19: The Horse and the Rider The only book I kept from my years in high school was my notebook from a subject called Ethics. It …

2023-02-18: What Wise Teachers Know “The ordinary human mind finds abstract ideas very hard to grasp. The wise …

2023-02-16: The Charges Laid By Beauty “A visitor was being shown round an art gallery by one of the attendants. In that gallery there were …

2023-02-16: Why I Don't Actively Consume The News Two reasons: The news consists of “stories.” The best definition of “story” …

2023-02-11: Debugging The Soul Have you ever had to debug some lines of code? You had to go into the debugging environment, look at …

2023-02-10: The Richest Man Alive John D. Rockefeller was asked how much money would be enough. “Just a little more,” he …

2023-02-10: A writer’s most important asset is attention. Attention’s most important resource is …

2023-02-09: The covid pandemic polarised us. I wish we could have a process of collective dialogue to come to …

2023-02-09: Blake Snyder’s biggest contribution to the craft of writing wasn’t the Beat Sheet, but his Ten …

2023-02-08: Met about ten other screenwriters for lunch at the Marble Hotel in Rosebank. Had a wonderful …

2023-02-08: The devil can grant a lot of things : money, influence, fame, pleasure. But one thing he cannot give …

2023-02-06: Advice That Changed My Life A piece of advice that changed my life was from one of my high school teachers. He’d tell us …

2023-02-02: This made me realise that having someone with whom to discuss something as banal as the weather is a …

2023-02-02: With the elders at the Joburg Film Festival. Mr B, Vincent Moloi, Kea and the elder elder 😂

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2023-01-30: The thing about trusting God is that you will be able to answer the questions what, who and why, but …

2023-01-28: Dnd Open world. I enjoyed it more than the one shots. The world is bigger and has more history to …

2023-01-28: Use the GPS! Did a hike in Faerie Glen this morning with some friends. Lesson learned: always use the GPS even if …

2023-01-27: Summarise Texts With Merlin + ChatGPT A major headache is now taken care of. #tools

2023-01-27: In my experience, it takes a few days to analyse a great failure, and a few years to analyse a great …

2023-01-25: Yesterday I spent my Starbucks reward on iced tea for a friend of mine. Today, the barista brings me …

2023-01-25: Books For The Garbage Pile This is every writer’s worst nightmare. When your books end up in the bin! I found these in my …

2023-01-24: This is by far the best definition of PLOT that I’ve ever come across: “PLOT is Series …

2023-01-24: Read and re-read this book. It explains the importance of “hiding and disappearing” and …

2023-01-21: The Greatest Gifts God’s greatest gifts and blessings are internal habits and ways of being; not external results …

2023-01-21: Eyes Fixed In the hard going to the top of a mountain, the climber often fixes his eyes on the summit, or on …

2023-01-19: Prompts List for Plot Twists Courtesy of the good people over at shangchimokf.blogspot.com Villain gains a powerful ally. Hero …

2023-01-17: Prompts List for "Dig Deep" Moments Courtesy of the good folks over at shangchimokf.blogspot.com Hero narrowly survives death and …

2023-01-16: Fountain in the garden outside Nazareth House Church, Pretoria.

2023-01-12: Asking The Right Question There was once a man who lived beside a mountain. For many years, he would look at its peak and ask …

2023-01-11: Repeat the same, small action again and again and watch time become the most powerful tool in your …

2023-01-11: Handy List of Story Stakes #stakes #writinglists From the book by H.R. D’Costa on the same General Protection - Here, …

2023-01-03: Birds on the window sill at dawn.

2023-01-01: New Year Morning Walk Woke up earlier and took an hour long walk this morning. Cloudy. Took some photos of flowers on the …

2022-12-31: Started my first #bulletjournal in December 2022. Filled it up already by Dec 31st. Starting the new …

2022-12-30: Worked out on the balcony at Ducks Dam. Had to bring the bench and the weights up. Was raining all …

2022-12-28: Hiking with the guys in Kranskloof Hiking trail, in the Magaliesberg. Rest stop in a shady section …

2022-12-15: Final day of the 3 Day Training workshop for the DW Academie Producer’s Program in Kampala …

2022-11-09: This is David. David is from Spain. David helped me build that garden shed in the background. Be …

2022-11-08: Africa - The Land of the Saints Came across some really touching stories in this book. Especially the one about the prostitute who …

2022-10-31: Memories of a hail storm in Pretoria….

2022-10-10: Morning walk today was a Jacarandas-in-bloom photo session.

2022-10-07: First Friday Film Screening at Javett UP Art Centre, Pretoria. Delightful short film titled …

2022-09-22: Met up with my good friends and former colleagues, Sphamandla Madondo and Kanne Puso. Always fun …

2022-09-10: 40th birthday celebrations. Saw a lot of unexpected faces. Well, one mainly: Luis Franceschi. …

2022-08-12: Presentation on the Great Zimbabwe Empire Attended a fascinating presentation by Professor Innocent Pikirayi of the University of Pretoria, on …

2022-08-05: First Friday Film Club at Javett UP Art Centre. Watched “Safe Bet” directed by Mr. B …

2022-05-14: At Francesco Valente’s wedding reception.

2022-04-17: Went to Ballito for the Easter Weekend with Vusi, Alex and Joaquin… only to get rained out by …

2021-12-30: Got the chance to meet up with my high school Swahili teacher, Mr. Mwagonah…22 years after …

2019-11-09: Book Club meeting to discuss “Children of Blood and Bone”. Philip, Jenna, Melina, …

2019-11-06: Brainstorming meeting for “Time Sliders” with Katanimate. With Clare, Tracey-Lee and …

2019-08-28: Got to give a workshop on writing to some writers at the Kenya Film Commission’s offices in …

2017-08-03: Met Thierry Henry in Rosebank. Had to take a selfie with the Arsenal talisman.

2015-02-18: At the premiere of Hear Me Move.

2015-02-06: Got some nice press from the “Tonight”…

2008-03-12: Graduation from University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dramatic Arts. My …

2002-10-03: In Rome, chilling with the other volunteers from Kenya as we prepare for the canonisation of St. …