Karin Schimke On Poetry and Navigating Life

The landing outside Karin Schimke’s compact (and rather covetable) flat in Vredehoek, Cape Town, is a dead giveaway. It happily, and cosily, shrieks: “Book Person Living Here!” Books of all shapes and sizes spill out of the two wooden bookshelves. I am eyeing them enviously when she opens her front door. Yes, they’re hers, she…

Melanie Farrell, Cape Town journalist turned greenie

Melanie Farrell has gone from being a words person to an inspiring ecopreneur. The Cape Town freelance journalist and writer has turned her special interest in environmental issues…