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It’s Time

It’s Time

It’s Time, It’s time for pralenepoetry to go one level up, at least! This week heralds the countdown to the very first exhibition of poetry, The Sahasra Collection. My short anthology offers a unique view of growth, life, and the quest to find oneself during the...

Preparation is Key…

Preparation is Key…

We find ourselves halfway through November, the countdown to the end of the year has begun! Preparation is key, whether we’re baking that Christmas cake, and dousing it with brandy, week to week, or whether it’s tying up all those loose ends, before Christmas....

Sahasra: New Beginnings

Sahasra: New Beginnings

I start my blog this week, by quoting Rumi, "I will find new meaning in every joy and sorrow. I will see another world where the end is another beginning" This week, as pralenepoetry, I’m happy to announce that we will be hosting our first poetry exhibition, "The...

Exciting times…

Exciting times…

The week passed, culminated in my first face-to-face poetry morning in a while. It was a delightful morning spent in the company of poetry lovers and friends. Two special guests, graced our special cohort, Monique de Villiers and Vuyo Sabani. If I were to just use the...

Poetry Mornings are back!

Poetry Mornings are back!

The short hiatus from blog writing has brought new ideas, and new opportunities! This coming week heralds the resurgence of in-person poetry mornings, my definitive and passionate poetic friends are delighted! We look forward to welcoming our guest speaker, a young,...

Holiday vibes

Holiday vibes

A few days away from the corporate jungle, was the order of the last few days. It was back to our other home, Knysna, for some much-needed R&R and for sure a digital detox!   The weather was grey with rain most of the time, the ideal backdrop for self-care,...

September blooms – New Beginnings

September blooms – New Beginnings

It’s the last Monday of Heritage Month, and Spring has sprung to life for most of us in the Southern Hemisphere. We just experienced our last long weekend before the balmy summer descends, and Christmas is but a jingle away.   Still, there’s so much to do before...

A year has passed

A year has passed

This coming week marks a very personal anniversary, I was diagnosed with Covid-19 positive on the 12th of September 2020. Over three months, my body, was ravaged by this illness, and I’m one of the lucky ones, still here, still breathing, still living my best life,...

Part 5: Popisti

Part 5: Popisti

Today marks the end of Women’s Month.   I am sincerely looking forward to more spring weather, and all things flowery, I would like to let you all in on one more special woman, in my frame, Simona Popisti.   Simona and I have been connected in the corporate...

Part 4: Desi Designs

Part 4: Desi Designs

Dear Poetry Lovers, This week has been a bumper one. It’s further heralded a short hiatus from my blog space… the poetry writing has continued though 😊   In the spirit of Women’s Month, I love honoring women in our space, who are exhibiting their entrepreneurial...