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About me

Occupation Writer / Gardener / Forager / Cook
Location Brooklyn, New York
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Introduction I am Marie Viljoen (fill-YOON, for non South Africans) the author of 66 Square Feet. I was born in Bloemfontein, came of age in Cape Town, and grew up in New York.
To contact me please email marieyviljoen (at) gmail dot com

66 Square Feet - A Delicious Life is my book, a 12 month story about botanical New York and the recipes it inspires.

Interests Books, Botany, Flowers, Food, Foraging, Photography, A tall green-eyed Frenchman, Cats, Wine, Water, Picnics, Camping, Planting things, Eating, Writing, Riding runaway horses, Laughing like a hyena
Favorite Music Rain on a tin roof. Oh, and silence. Lots of silence.
Favorite Books Cormac McCarthy, Faulkner, Walker Percy, MFK Fisher, Wendell Berry, Peter Mathiessen, William Gibson, Ondaatje, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Saramago, Karen Blixen, TE Lawrence, Rumer Godden, Conrad, Patrick O'Brian, George Eliot, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Marlene van Niekerk, Antjie Krog, Karel Schoeman, Nabokov, Dumas, Dan Sleigh