Go with the flow…

Everyone knows the saying, ‘Go with the flow.’ It was one of the left overs from Flower Power and Woodstock. Yes, it’s a cliche and so no one takes it seriously anymore. But have you ever tried it? I mean really tried it? You want something to happen – badly!

What is means to be a LOG…

Next weekend. I’ll be travelling to my hometown – Pretoria, to visit my family there and attend a Loreto Old Girl’s reunion. I have been asked to say a few words at the event, as two copies of my novel, Under The African Sun, will be given away as prizes. So,

Go where you are celebrated…

I am bowing out of teaching at the end of 2017. It’s been a long and richly rewarding career and I have defined myself by it for well over 30 years. But now it’s time to move on and pursue my other passions. Writing is clearly one of them. The

Jet Mag reviews African Sun

  (CACTUS RAIN PUBLISHING) By Gail Gilbride With september being heritage month, it’s the perfect time to read this riveting novel. set in 70s south africa, when the country was at the mercy of the apartheid security police who harassed and persecuted anyone who opposed the government, it tells the

Jet magazine review of Under The African Sun

  (CACTUS RAIN PUBLISHING) By Gail Gilbride With september being heritage month, it’s the perfect time to read this riveting novel. set in 70s south africa, when the country was at the mercy of the apartheid security police who harassed and persecuted anyone who opposed the government, it tells the

Nicko by Penny Haw – reviewed by Gail Gilbride

  Nicko, a baby vervet monkey, was found abandoned on the Kirk’s farm in KwaZulu-Natal. Alice Kirk adopted the baby into her menagerie of animals and he lived amongst them for the rest of his life. I was completely caught up in this delightful world, from page one. The monkey’s

Penny Haw de Vos review…

The first time you fell in love, the unforgettable fling, the break-up that changed the way you felt about love and romance, the relationship that could’ve been, but never was – everyone has a ‘one that got away’. For Deborah Morley – the protagonist in Gail Gilbride’s novel, Under the

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