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Hiking in the Cradle of Humankind with the Joburg Hiking Club

What better to do on a Wednesday but escape to the outdoors for a morning’s hike?  With a 180⁰  sweep  across the open veld we could see wildebeest, zebra,  impala and red hartebeest and as if that wasn’t enough,  a black-backed jackal trotted across our path. Where was this – Kruger? Waterberg? Madikwe? .. no […]

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An iconic sculpture of an iconic man

Mandela capture site with Marco Cianfanelli’s sculpture     I have had the privilege of knowing Marco Cianfanelli since he was a Fine Arts and Art History student at Wits many years back and have followed his career with great interest. I was of course well aware of his monumental sculpture of Mandela constructed at the […]

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