Read of the Week

The House on Cold HillPeter James Macmillan Review: Brian Joss Peter James, known for his Roy Grace thrillers, turns his attention to a house haunted by malevolent...

Of art, architecture and… Parliament

A tour of Parliament’s architecture and art took place on Saturday April 16. Kate Crane Briggs, director of Culture Connect, the organisation which initiated...

Meet the family’s foot soldier

CARL COLLISON “I’m a bit freaked out,” said Marius Brown on the eve of the 43-day run he is undertaking from Cape Town to...

Doing it for the kids

Carl Collison“Many of the pupils who come to see this adaptation will come because they have to; because it’s a setwork and because...

City prepares to help homeless during winter

The City of Cape Town is bracing for an influx of street people needing help over winter and is calling on charities and shelters...

The colours of autumn and winter

Ronelda Rhode-Fielies The fashion and colours for autumn/winter 2016 are amazing, and so I have identified six key colour palettes and added their complementing...

Sculpting to reawaken primal bonds

CARL COLLISON Setting out to comment on “how dissociated the human condition has become from nature and the wild”, sculptor Stanislaw Trzebinski has created...

Read of the Week

The Sword And The PenAllister Sparks Jonathan Ball Review: Brian Joss The Sword and the Pen about the life and times of veteran journalist Allister Sparks, who...

Giving the homeless ‘a sense of dignity’

CARL COLLISON It is shortly after 7am and there are already more than 10 people queuing to use the Carpenter's Shop’s ablution facilities. Chatting...

For the Love of Sneakers

CARL COLLISONThe group of young men camped outside the Longmarket Street store, Shelf Life, draw inquisitive stares from passers-by. Their light banter and the...