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About moirads

Clergy person, theatre and music lover, avid reader, foodie. Basically, I write about what I do, where I go and things I love (or hate).

Satyagraha celebrates Gandhi

On 2 October 2019 the world celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma (Mohandas) Gandhi. Satyagraha House in Orchards, Johannesburg, a place where Gandhi lived for almost two years, is now a museum and a lovely little lodging … Continue reading

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea is one of the best selling children’s books of all time. The story is short and the plot is simple. Written and illustrated by Judith Kerr, it was first published in 1968. David Wood, … Continue reading

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Khan Morbee at the Balalaika

Khan Morbee is the frontman, singer songwriter,for The Parletones. He will be performing at the Balalaika pop up theatre at the Balalaika Hotel on Friday 4 October 2019. Feel free to wear appropriate make-up. 🙂 I will be there. He … Continue reading

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The Zip Zap Circus – South Africa’s Youth Heritage

The Zip Zap Circus School is a Cape Town based school for circus arts. No animals involved at all for those who hate circuses with animals. The Zip Zap Circus stars are going to be performing “Journey Beyond – Symphonic … Continue reading

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Young Picasso

If one were to ask a non-art fundi to name five artists, Picasso (1881-1973) would probably feature on all the lists.  He is well known, as is his distinctive and legible signature. Of course, most of us non-art fundis know … Continue reading

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Really Feely Farm

A friend’s baby is a year old and I haven’t made an effort to get to see her in real life as opposed to Facebook where I am kept up to date on all the happenings in their lives. Ok, … Continue reading

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Albert Hammond, a lifetime of memories

Joburg audiences are going to have to schlepp to Pretoria, though Press release below: Singer, songwriter and record producer, Albert Hammond is a prolific music industry giant, who has written commercially successful songs for some of the biggest names in … Continue reading

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