Sunday, December 29, 2013

Dear Doris

How better to celebrate a great writer's life than to read her autobiography - over coffee and chocolate cake in my favourite coffee shop - on a rainy Sunday, afternoon.

Doris Lessing died on 17 November this year. In celebration of her life I took the first book of her autobiography, Under My Skin, out from Cape Town Library earlier in December; it has accompanied me - in and out of beds and foam baths - on my, so far, 2500 km journey.

Respect. And awe.

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