Suanne Braun – I Have Life

Suanne Braun – I Have Life

A few days ago I had the privilege of chatting to Suanne Braun who is currently starring in I Have Life: Alison, 20 Years On. I Have Life: Alison, 20 Years On  is the story of Alison Botha which is currently showing at the Auto and General Theatre on the Square in Sandton. Most South Africans will remember the time 20 years ago when Alison’s story hit the media. She survived a shockingly harrowing and brutal rape and attack in Port Elizabeth, went on to see the rapists get convicted and to become a motivational speaker. The story…

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Robin Williams and the We Deserve Better Challenge

Robin Williams and the We Deserve Better Challenge

ROBIN WILLIAMS AND THE WE DESERVE BETTER CHALLENGE.I, along with most of us I think, have been profoundly affected by the death of Robin Williams. It still seems unreal that we are living in a world without Robin Williams. ROBIN WILLIAMS DESERVED TO FEEL BETTER THAN HE DIDThere are only a handful of celebrities whose deaths have affected me in this way, and I think that Robin’s death has affected me so deeply because of the way he died. I loved Robin and his work but I wasn’t a hard core…

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BRANDEN JAMES – Up Close and Personal

BRANDEN JAMES – Up Close and Personal

BRANDEN JAMES – Up Close and Personal One Show only! Sunday, 14 September 2014     Do not miss this exclusive and intimate performance by America’s Got Talent Finalist 2013; Branden James, as he performs just this ONE concert while on holiday in Johannesburg, on Sunday 14 September at Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Sandton, at 3pm. In Branden James – Up Close and Personal, this highly acclaimed international classical/crossover tenor will take you on a heart-warming personal musical journey encompassing his love for all music styles, most especially classic, theatre, jazz interspersed with well known pop…

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Ladislaus Lob – rescued from Bergen-Belsen in 1944 by Rezso Kasztner

Ladislaus Lob – rescued from Bergen-Belsen in 1944 by Rezso Kasztner

Has it ever happened to you that you’re browsing through your local library and a gem jumps off the shelf at you – you end up wondering how it is that although you’ve been a member of the library for so long, you haven’t found this one previously? That happened to me recently and the book was Ladislaus Lob’s Dealing with Satan. And that is how the golden thread of humanity tweaks us through literature.  Ladislaus Lob is Professor Emeritus of German at the University of Sussex in England.  He is…

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Suzzi Swanepoel – SA’s Golden Girl!

Suzzi Swanepoel – SA’s Golden Girl!

There’s nothing I love more than being able to interview someone young, vibey and up and coming and I got just that when I got the chance to interview SA’s up and coming golden girl Suzzi Swanepoel who has just come out of Season 1 of Sterlopers (Kyknet) in which she played one of the leads, Isabel Richter. She has also just released her single Ek Probeer which you can download free on SoundCloud!  You got into Idols a few seasons back – was that your first big exposure, getting publicity or getting…

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