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Baobabs, a book review

A fascinating book filled with specialist information made palatable for non-botanists.  Lots of illustrations and bright clear photographs make this a beautiful book.  I got caught up in the book and spent a happy afternoon with it. 114 more words

South African Culture

Dancing the Death Drill, a book review

Fred Khumalo’s book centered around the event of the sinking of the SS Mendi in 1917, starts in 1958, when our hero, the head waiter in a French restaurant, ostensibly from Algeria, just eight months away from retirement, suddenly stabs two patrons to death. 244 more words

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J. M. Coetzee

But most of all, as summer slanted to an end, he was learning to love idleness… — J. M. Coetzee, Life and Times of Michael K. (Vintage Books, March 28, 2005) Originally published 1983,


Taste the Little Karoo, by Beate Joubert

Sometimes a recipe book just speaks to me of someone specific – Taste the Little Karoo is evocative of a friend of mine who owns a holiday home in the Little Karoo and who is a fantastic cook.  563 more words

The Hostess (Television - SABC3)

The Hostess is a brand new 13 episode cooking and lifestyle reality series for food and entertainment connoisseurs alike. This show, presented by Lorna Maseko and produced by Greyscale Productions, is a deliciously decadent celebration of dining and creative entertaining and will premiere Tuesdays from 4th April at 20:30 on SABC 3. 360 more words

South African Culture

Cars, cuisine and culture (SABC3 Television)

Tyres and Braaiers, on SABC 3 every Wednesday night at 20h30 from 5th April 2017, will follow Comedian Nik Rabinowitz and Chef Hezron Louw as they tour our beautiful country in search of the most unique, interesting and scenic braai experiences South Africa has to offer. 213 more words

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South African Dance - A Multicultural Happening

South African dance, an express happiness, anger, frustration, longing and joy.

That is how South Africans danced their way from South Africa’s ancient history through the apartheid era right on to the free democracy they are enjoying now. 361 more words