Between the covers

Coming up for air

Radiant launched four weeks ago and in that time I’ve been waiting for the moment when I can finally come up for some air. I’m not sure what I thought that would mean exactly, but I guess it’s a bit like a pregnant woman seeing giving birth as the end of the road and then […]

Meet the team

With Radiant launching in 4 weeks’ time, here’s a sneak preview of some of the fabulous contributors…

In the name of research!

In the name of research!

Some of my friends spend hours poring through reams of data in the name of research; others head off to the veld with species lists and sunblock. I prefer to conduct my research horizontally, ideally with something soft under my head. My husband doesn’t believe me when I tell him that this is a very […]

Opening the floodgates

The problem with starting a mag “on the side” is that as soon as deadlines for paid writing work mount up, my work on Radiant is pushed exactly there – to the side. And then I look up and see that 1 September is two weeks closer than it was; and my heart starts beating […]

Starting a magazine 101

I guess not many people wake up and think, “I’m going to start a magazine today”. This certainly wasn’t the case for me either; rather, the seed for a publication of this sort began to germinate over a period of two years. I’ve been a magazine lover since the age of twelve, and have therefore […]