Book lovers, wordsmiths & history buffs will congregate for the 7th Booktown Festival in the little town of Richmond later this month for this increasingly popular festival. Rose Willis tells us more...

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Cradock Writers' Festival draws big names

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 (10 months ago)

Cradock’s 4th Annual Karoo Writers Festival, scheduled for 9-11 August 2013,promises to be the best yet, say organisers.

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When you encounter someone who has chosen to spend 7 years of their life living in a Bushman community, you're going to have a lot of questions to ask them. We've managed to limit ourselves to 10 for this amazing man.

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Top literary festival comes to the Karoo

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 (12 months ago)

The Northern Cape / Karoo town of Richmond will be hosting the Fugard Festival in May.

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REVIEWED The Last Rhinos by Lawrence Anthony

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 (16 months ago)

Guest blogger Michelle Gross reviews the late great Lawrence Anthony's follow on from his best-selling 'The Elephant Whisperer'

Posted in SA Books | SA Wildlife

REVIEWED A Platteland Pilgrimage

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 (17 months ago)

Anyone interested in South Africa’s ecclesiastical architecture and church history will find A Platteland Pilgrimage fascinating. Book review by Rose Willis.

Posted in SA Books | SA History

Christmas gift for the 4x4 enthusiast

Tue, 6 Nov 2012 (18 months ago)

MapStudio, the leading publisher and distributor of maps and travel guides in Africa, has just launched the sequel to Our Top 4x4 Trips by Mariëlle Renssen – More Back Road 4x4 Trips

Posted in SA Books | Outdoor Activities

Tasty Tuesday - Karoo Kitchen recipe book reviewed

Tue, 4 Sep 2012 (20 months ago)

Sydda Essop’s cookery book, Karoo Kitchen, is set to find a place on the bookshelves of all Karoo lovers. Much, much more than just a recipe book, it pays homage to the Karoo, the rich cultural diversity of the region and its people.

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Franschhoek Literary Festival

Mon, 7 May 2012 (24 months ago)

Join a host of writers, illustrators and publishers at the 2012 Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend for an adventure in the world of literature!

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Hello South Africa in your Pocket

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 (2 years ago)

Hello South Africa Phrase Book is a must for everyone travelling and visiting South Africa

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