Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Holism and Evolution

I apologise for the long post, but this book and its author are just too interesting to sum up briefly. Ever since discovering in a previous book that Jan Smuts, South Africa’s Prime Minister from 1919-1924 and again from 1939-1948, had studied and written a […]

Un gout pour les langues

It’s now been more than a year that I’ve been actively studying two new languages, French and isiXhosa. I am finally (if slowly) reaching the point where I can express myself, and occasionally even hold a brief conversation. As a result I thought it would […]

Thula Thula

Thula-thula

Ek het die absolute voorreg gehad om saam met ‘n paar vriende ‘n Boekklub te begin, en die eerste boek wat ons bespreek het was Annelie Botes se Thula-thula. Die roman vertel die storie van Gertruida Strydom, ‘n jong dame wat al amper haar hele […]