The sister of our very fabulous friend Di lives in Winnipeg in Canada. Why any sensible, sun-drenched South African should make a life in a city where the average temperature is minus three, and it’s dark for nine months of the year (ok, it isn’t really, it just seems that it is) is beyond comprehension.

Given my general bafflement, I’m therefore quite looking forward to searching out Guy Maddin’s My Winnipeg – a place he affectionate deems “the Sleepwalking Capital of the World.”

¬†As¬†reported in May’s Vogue:

….Maddin takes a drag, faltering Manitoba city and, like a princess kissing a particularly homely frog, turns it into something enchanting…….