Features

From the Attic
Sam Basch

Around the Cape

Sam J Basch

It took a huge container ship stuck in the Suez Canal last month to focus the mind on the sea route around the Cape of Good Hope. This historic route between west and east was opened by Portuguese mariners Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama more than 500 years ago. In 1988 a similar voyage was recreated in commemoration of that maritime feat.

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From the Attic
Sam Basch

Ancient knowledge

Sam J Basch

A tour of the Basotho Cultural Village in the spectacular Golden Gate National Park is a true revelation. The two-hour herbal trail not only gives one an insight into ago-old traditional methods of treating ailments and injuries, but also reveals ancient rock art, some of the oldest evidence of human culture in Africa.

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Business
Tiffany Markman

Hey client! Pay up!

Money, money, money.

We all need it, but not everyone has to manage it as meticulously as freelancers do.

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Fatima Khan
Fatima Khan

Aah Saffron

Saffron is known as the most expensive spice on earth, and you need to ensure you’re buying the genuine stuff. A little goes a long way with saffron, so don’t baulk at the price and don’t be too heavy handed in its application either.

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Life
Delilah Nosworthy

Are we really what we eat?

Do you ever reflect on the functioning of the human body? I can’t think about anything created by man that compares to the incredible design of the human body. Are you in tune with yours?

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

The end of an era

I’ve been sharing articles about pet care and treatment tips for various ailments from my experience with my two Yorkies. Here I share a brief experience with heart failure in my elderly dog. Sadly, the day comes when there’s nothing more to be done but to say thank you for the unconditional love and bid them farewell.

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