Recently, a friend admitted to me that when she moved to Norway, she had the urge to strip naked and run through the streets just so people would see her. She was joking, of course. But I have to say, I understand what she means....

Here are some of the song lyrics: "Keep singing your song / Build those castles in the air / I know you're gonna get somewhere / Just sing your song." Click the post to listen to the full song. ...

"Having a calm soul is a quiet knowing that everything is going to be OK in the end, and if it’s not OK, then it’s not the end." This is a snippet from my interview for Dal Kular's Calm Soul Journal interview series. ...

In my early twenties, I was constantly straining my voice, to the point where I’d need total voice rest. To get to the heart of the problem, I embarked on a breath therapy course. ...

"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." How Maya Angelou helped me to sing my own song. ...

If you knew you wouldn’t look stupid, or be judged or criticised, what would you really like to do? Take note that your answer doesn’t have to be career-related. Whatever it is, would you feel silly saying it out loud? If so, sit tight and...

Stop binging on food, or wine, or doubt and distraction, and binge on words. Feel and write, feel and write. Know that you are here right now for a reason. Know that you are a writer and that you need to continue writing. ...

One from the archives: He's now retired from Fashion Week, but in 2003, I got to interview the great John Rocha for Fashionline magazine. ...

In 2010, I took a DNA test to find my African ancestry. My husband and I decided to travel to whichever country I was originally from. We ended up living in Ethiopia for three months, and this poem is inspired by my experience. ...

Oh sparkly shoes / That pinch, poke and leave me in agony / I still love you / Even though I can't walk in you...