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Alleviating Airport Angst, Or A Sacrifice This Side Of Security

Airport angst. It’s a thing. Anyone who’s felt annoyed when they’ve had to arrive at a placed composed primarily of tiles and x-ray machines four hours before they’ll be able to leave it ahead of an international flight has suffered from this condition. The bulk of ...

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Wine And DVD Pairing, Or Goats Are Earthbound, Darling

Earthbound Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Goats/Directed by Christopher Neil/13LD   Earthbound’s 2014 Sauvignon Blanc (produced at Papkuilsfontein Vineyards in Darling) makes a somewhat moist first impression – it’s as though you’re lying facedown in a meadow shortly after a light rain shower. That’s precisely the sort of thing ...

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British Politics Marred, Or From History To Hacks

Andrew Marr is the author of Head Of State, published by Jonathan Ball. His previous books include The Battle for Scotland (1992), A History of Modern Britain (2007) and A History Of The World (2012). You’re well known to book lovers already for your brilliant history ...

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Lucky 13, Or Pile O’ Book Reviews By Daughter The Elder

It’s possible, as an adult book reviewer, to over-think the impact a story has on its intended audience. The visual stimuli provided when watching an eight-year-old read – widening eyes; giggles; the shaking of a head – confirm that there’s plenty going on ...

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Personable Probosces, Or Why The Long Face?

These photographs were taken at the petting zoo/farmyard at Seasons Lifestyle Estate near Brits. Other people go there to invest in property or to play golf. To each his own.

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British Politics Marred, Or From History To Hacks

Andrew Marr is the author of Head Of State, published by Jonathan Ball. His previous books include The Battle for Scotland (1992), A History of Modern Britain (2007) and A History Of The World (2012). You’re well known to ...

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A Reputation Waiting To Be Rescued, Or Reflections On Tree63 From A Guy Who’s Never Heard Of Gareth Cliff0

A Reputation Waiting To Be Rescued, Or Reflections On Tree63 From A Guy Who’s Never Heard Of Gareth Cliff

Not many love affairs (musical of otherwise) start with a recommendation from your mother.  As with many things, Tree63 was different (or Tree as they were known back when kids still played outside and people left ...

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Excerpt From Burning By Joan De La Haye, Or Witch Way To Pretoria?0

Excerpt From Burning By Joan De La Haye, Or Witch Way To Pretoria?

Marcie Grove is a lonely witch. After a full moon ritual she decides to do something about the abysmal state of her love life. Making use of a powerful spell to cure her sad state of ...

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Alleviating Airport Angst, Or A Sacrifice This Side Of Security

Airport angst. It’s a thing. Anyone who’s felt annoyed when they’ve had to arrive at a placed composed primarily of tiles and x-ray machines four hours before they’ll be able to leave it ahead of an international flight ...

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Cultural Comeback, Or Say Hello To Auntie0

Cultural Comeback, Or Say Hello To Auntie

The iconic Tan’ Malie Se Winkel, just west of the Arc de Triomphed Hartbeespoort Dam wall, went through a long, sad patch when it felt like the authenticity that made the place an appealing tourist attraction ...

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Personable Probosces, Or Why The Long Face?0

Personable Probosces, Or Why The Long Face?

These photographs were taken at the petting zoo/farmyard at Seasons Lifestyle Estate near Brits. Other people go there to invest in property or to play golf. To each his own.

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Eco-Revolutionising The Publishing Industry, Or Pining For Forests0

Eco-Revolutionising The Publishing Industry, Or Pining For Forests

“Buy a book, plant a tree” Scandinavian based non-fiction publisher Pine Tribe, who focuses on wellness and personal growth books, have launched an initiative which aims to

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15 Years On: Secular Versus Spiritual, Or Reasons To Get Delirious?4

15 Years On: Secular Versus Spiritual, Or Reasons To Get Delirious?

What is Christian music? How is it different from music made by Christians? Is it different from church music?  And why is it usually quite

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