"It's Being so Cheerful..."
A Selection of Light Verse. The subject matter ranges from Ghostly apparitions, unexpected journeys awkward senior moments to trouble with dogs and cats.
Margaret Clough worked as a Science teacher, soil chemist and food technologist and only started writing after moving to Cape Town fifteen years ago. She has had stories published in various journals. Her poems have been published in Carapace, New Contrast and Aerodrome. Two collections of poems, At Least the Duck Survived and The Last to Leave, have been published by Modjaji Books. She also contributed to the collection Difficult to Explain edited by Finuala Dowling. When not writing, she likes reading crime novels, walking on the beach or in the Fynbos, bird-watching and dog-training.
Stephanie Saunders wrote poetry at school, studied Fine Art at Michaelis, and only returned to poetry in the last ten years. She has had poems published in Carapace and Aerodrome and has also produced a chap book of poems entitled "The Last Fly of the Day". When not writing poetry, she can be found on the mountain or else engaged in various creative or outdoor pursuits.