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...

I have to admit that I’m getting a little fed up of all the how-to ‘success’ articles that pop up in my social media feeds. You know, the ones telling you to follow your dreams, live your passions, jump in feet first and start that...

The generally held truth in Western society is that you have to find your one big passion, dedicate your life to it and leave a legacy. When, in fact, exploring your curiosities is as good a passion as any....

Even if we don’t pack a case or get on a plane, the past inevitably becomes foreign, and we’re forced to journey on – whether we like it or not. ...

I don't write because I want to, but because I need to. Behind all the public work, and the public face of my writing, is a lot of unseen work. There are journals, article ideas, notes typed into my phone. ...

The struggle of winter is gone / Nights that once knife-pinched, now fade into dusk / Wind that once bit, now caresses / And hearts can open once more...

Can sprouts boost creative energy? With their health properties widely documented, it’s well worth taking a holistic approach if you want to break through blocks, or be more creative. ...