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Book lovers’ day!

Book lovers’ day!

You know that fresh paper-smell of a brand new book? Or the musty whiff of a rare first edition found tucked away at an antique book store? These smells and thoughts can evoke memories of our youth, when we read our favourite books or at least had more time to read....
Jock of the Bushveld & Puppy Day

Jock of the Bushveld & Puppy Day

Did you know that the 23rd of March is considered “Puppy Day” in many parts of the world? If you’re in a country that celebrates Puppy Day, or even if you are not, there’s a particular pup that hails from South Africa that’s worth talking about. And, even more...
Where to find Kook en Geniet

Where to find Kook en Geniet

Kook en Geniet, also published in English as Cook and Enjoy It, is a famous South African recipe book written by Stoffelina (Ina) Johanna Adriana De Villiers who was born on the 24th of February 1919 and passed away on the 20th of December 2010. Today Kook en Geniet...
Book reviews: Samantha Ford

Book reviews: Samantha Ford

Decembers see many of us wipe the dust off our bookshelves for a bit of light or not-so-light reading – whether on the beach, or next to that fireplace. And as a South African you may be looking for something to warm away the nostalgia. Well, we’ve got just what...