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Damaria Senne
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sister, friend, mother, partner, aunt, daughter, an activist, journalist, writer, communications specialist, blogger, publisher, care-giver, homemaker and gardener
sister, friend, mother, partner, aunt, daughter, an activist, journalist, writer, communications specialist, blogger, publisher, care-giver, homemaker and gardener

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Organic Seeds: Christmas Came In Very Early For Me
Aren't they just pretty!! Lots and lots of varieties in this box . Today it's a lovely day in Johannesburg. Sunny, but not too hot after the endless rains. I missed the rains in Gauteng province after the arid climate of the North West province where my hom...
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SCBWI Gauteng Seminar : Standing Among The Giants
I just got home from the SCBWI Gauteng seminar in Sandton, and I'm still pumped about the event - what I learnt, the people I met, the speakers, everyone worked so well together. I'm happy that I didn't skip the event, despite the fact that I was so nervous...
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Started Doing Some Planting
The grape bush that came with the house I under-estimated how much I didn't like the area where I was sharing a cottage, but I never did manage to settle comfortably there, despite the fact that the place had a wonderful gardening space. So on the hunt I we...
Started Doing Some Planting
Started Doing Some Planting
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Seminar: Children's and Young Adult Books on the 21st October at the Sandton Library
The Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in Gauteng is planning to host a seminar on Children's Books and Young Adult Books on the 21st October at the Auditorium at the Sandton Library in Gauteng. The seminar is for illustrators and writers ...
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The Aftermath Of A Stressful Project And Lessons Learned
Listening to: Rachel Platten's Fight Song (on a loop) Source: Pinterest I'm knackered  - totally, completely wiped by exhaustion. But I'm happy. Or rather, riding the euphoria that comes from relief of knowing a project was successfully executed and I was a...
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Slipping Personal Information Into My Characters ( IWSG Post)
When I was a young writer (in my early 20s), I used to worry about whether my characters sounded authentic or not. I felt so gauche and young; like readers would be able to tell I hadn't gone anywhere or done anything to write home about. So how could I mak...
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Guest-Post: It takes a village for one girl to get a job
Cupcakes from the assignment By: Christelle du Toit A friend of mine has been looking for work and landed an
interview with a top digital agency.  It’s become pretty standard for applicants to have to do
some writing or an assignment as part of the applicat...
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This Is A Good Time To Dream and To Plan My Spring Garden
I'm spending a lot of hours looking at our small patch of land and planning what to plant there. The soil is lovely: dark and packed-full of nutrients. It is also well-mulched. We have also have a large boundary wall where I can plant trailing plants. Today...
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A Visit To The Nua Hua Buddhist Temple
Temples On Sunday my housemate and went on an excursion to the Nan HuaBuddhist temple in Bronhorspruit near Pretoria.  I agreed to the excursion because I hoped that going to a place that is
completely unfamiliar in terms of cultural practice and location, ...
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In This New Phase of My Life, I've Become An Urban Gardener
Lunch today was a mix of veggies from local market and our garden I have great news. At the beginning of June, I moved into a cottage to share with a business associate. It's a suburb that I'm not so familar with, as I would never have thought I could affor...
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