De Hoop Nature Reserve is probably best known for the opportunity it offers for on-land whale watching. Ilona Kolbe took a day trip recently, and took some photgraphs that show other pleasures in this diverse region. Small Matters The reserve doesn’t feature the “Big 5”, which makes it an extra special space for walkers, joggers
Uys has made me cry many times over the years, often with laughter – not always. A razor-sharp satirist, with or without eyelashes.
Empangeni, South Africa. 1980s. The Hammerman was climbing through windows & killing people with his weapon of choice. The Hammerman The Hammerman was the talk of town. He was a mystic thing. A legend, a myth – Like the Tokoloshe and other tales, except he was killing our friends and neighbours and the blood he
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Zuma Has Fallen Zexit has hogged the headlines in Africa ever since power was pried from the clutches of President Robert Mugabe & President Zuma took centre stage. Time might move slowly in Africa – But change can happen in the twinkling of an eye – Or at least as fast as Don Clarke can write a
Via Satellite This weeks news has certainly been a mixed bag. I went on to Twitter to escape the storm of ‘isms that has dominated world media of late. I was reminded that it was 45 years ago today that Elvis Presley broadcast his performance Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite live to the world. When I say the