It’s all about accountability

I don’t think there is a writer I’ve met who doesn’t have a treasured collection of articles, quotes, jokes, sayings, random words, whatever… and I’m certainly one of those. In the beautiful “Bridges of Madison County”, the main character carries around a notebook with his favourite words in, which he adds to as he goes […]

One life – Just a space in time

Poetry has always been a part of my life, and part of my being because I’ve written poetry ever since my early teens. But when I say poetry, please don’t judge me by the language of structured poetry, because my poetry is not that. It’s more like free-style poetry, feelings and thoughts, emotions and moods […]

The Miracle of Life in a Brave New World

My first foray into medical journalism began with the breaking story of Durban’s first test-tube baby, published in the Woman’s Weekly supplement of The Natal Mercury in March 1985. Titled ‘The miracle of life in a brave new world’, it was groundbreaking stuff in those days!  It’s almost 30 years since then, and I’m sure […]

Welcome to my blog!

Finally Bamboo Butterfly has a website and can flex its wings comfortably in cyber space! At the very least, I hope you will flit through and explore the site.  You’ll find some of the work I’ve produced during my many years as senior writer for an international advertising agency, and a selection of the notable […]

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