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Good eating, an eclectic Toastmasters group, hospice training, Zen meditation, depression, social phobia, orgasmic meditation, tears — and laughter — all come into play in Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press), an insightful gem of a memoir: writer, editor, foodie and adventurer Wanda Hennig’s first.

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Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures…

August 16, 2017 – 2:31 am
Cravings launch: St Clements.

Good eating, an eclectic Toastmasters group, hospice training, Zen meditation, depression, social phobia, orgasmic meditation, tears — and laughter — all come into play in Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press), an insightful gem of a memoir: writer, editor, foodie and adventurer Wanda Hennig’s first.

Wolf Totem and French kisses with wolves: an interview

November 5, 2015 – 11:44 am
Jean-Jacques Annaud interviewed by Wanda Hennig

French director Jean-Jacques Annaud talks about making Wolf Totem, the relevance of the film to China, Mongol culture, French kissing a wolf and wolf whisperer Andrew Simpson, ice sculpture horses, his relationship with religion and more in an interview with Wanda Hennig in Durban.

Antony Osler’s Zen Dust takes you on the road in South Africa

May 6, 2013 – 2:50 pm
Zen Dust — by Antony Osler.

Poetry, politics, mindfulness, laughter, tears, the story of the Buddha and Zen wisdom weave through Antony Osler’s journey ‘home’ along the …

The power of poetry and Colombian Fernando Réndon’s pen

October 20, 2011 – 7:58 am
Rendon and his wife, Gloria Chvatal.

Poetry Africa 2011, Durban
Colombian poet Fernando Réndon, in Durban this week for the 15th Poetry Africa festival, has helped transform …

Alive in South Africa: When an expat goes ‘home’

September 10, 2009 – 10:45 am

What is it like to return to your roots, your soil, for the first time after you’ve emigrated and made …

Cuisine Noir Magazine goes live — epicurean adventures for African Americans

September 4, 2009 – 3:12 pm
Seafood is the theme of Cuisine Noir September.

Oakland publisher discovers the joys of culinary diversity, educates her palate — and now, shares the flavors online
Story by Wanda …

Book publishing 101

July 24, 2009 – 6:33 pm
Books and other animals.

How to get a book published. Alternatively, how to get an agent and sell your book.
Just off a conference call …

Writing and Kicking Butt at 80-Plus

April 15, 2009 – 1:01 am
Geets Vincent — Mistress of the cowbell, inspiration and the written word.
If The New Yorker had a book of records, Geets Vincent would be in it..

Story & photos by Wanda Hennig
Geets Vincent teaches autobiographical writing. Contrary to the claim that those who fail at something resort to teaching it, she can and does write herself. When we first spoke, we were with a group of travel writers …

If it’s extra virgin, it must be olive oil

March 17, 2009 – 2:16 pm
The virgin olive oil lunch.
Ever thought of using virgin olive oil in your chocolate cake instead than butter? Just one of the delicious ideas in Fran Gage’s latest book, The New American Olive Oil — Profiles of Artisan Producers and 75 recipes.

And one of the many delights served to guests at a book launch lunch and olive oil tasting ….

The Great Truffle Scuffle

February 25, 2009 – 3:07 am
truffledish

Does your worst recent food faux par beat this?
Story and Pictures by Wanda Hennig
Picture the scene. A famous French chef …