Born in London Penelope Alexandermoved from there to Spain as a young girl, being referred as ‘the girl with itchy feet’. Life went on and after her divorce she met her second husband who was the light of her life. He died very suddenly which left her heartbroken. She decided life in the UK was unbearable without him so she contacted a friend in South Africa. Penelope then opened her own restaurant in Cape Town called ‘The Poet’s Cusine.’
I began my poetic journey at the tender age of eight. Initially, when I shared my poems with my father, he was sceptical, suspecting plagiarism. However, once he believed in my talent, he became a source of encouragement for me to continue writing. My inspiration often springs from moments that deep...