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Sea Power

From Cape Town to Dar es Salaam, and back again… A genre-busting book, Under Nelson Mandela Boulevard does a rare thing: it is non-fiction that breaks the mould of works that look in on the continent from the outside. It … Continue reading

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Salt River writing

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Photographs by Melinda Fantou (2010).

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A Touch of Madness – A Walk to Valkenberg and Oude Molen (March 2004)

  I set out on the morning after a night of heavy rain, election posters limp, with colours fading now, after the event. The ANC gained almost 70 % of the national vote, making big advances in the Western Cape. … Continue reading

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Main Road logbooks – St Peter’s Square (March 2004)

  The St Peter’s Square shopping mall is one of the very worst, sited in the middle of an old Muslim cemetery. Below the SPUR’s neon signage is a memorial garden for all the graves exhumed for the building of … Continue reading

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