Category: SA context and culture

womenSoccer-Sydney-2023 Newsletter from Liz at Lancaster January 2024 Posted on I was somewhat shocked to see that the last time I sent out a newsletter was in late 2019, shortly… Read more Zapiro-EFF-StrikeSupport On the Political Front:Looking back on 2023  Posted on One thing South Africa doesn’t do is “uneventful” Several guests have written asking for more detail on various aspects of… Read more stamps Siemon Allen at JCAF 2023 Posted on Siemon Allen’s Stamps V 2010 All four of the Otherscapes installations at JCAF , showing in 2023, are intriguing and… Read more Covid19_tapestry_Keiskamma_detail Stitches that heal body and soul: the Keiskamma Tapestry exhibition at Constitution Hill 2022 Posted on Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga /Dying and Rising as the Moon Does  This is the title of the exhibition of tapestries… Read more Jackson Hlungwane Altar of God South Africa July 2021: (Still) lovely beyond all the singing Posted on Turmoil in South Africa  The events of the week of 11th July 2021 left South Africa reeling. Much has been… Read more Scots-snow-word-cloud (1) A gem of a read Posted on Cry the Beloved Country.  What do we do in times like this? Watch the news to keep abreast?  Weep for… Read more Birding at Zaagkuilsdrift and KgomoKgomo: an easy 2 hour drive from Joburg Posted on Liz at Lancaster is a bird friendly establishment  Liz at Lancaster is recognized by BirdLife South Africa as a birding friendly… Read more Playing at the tree house-1 Parkview’s Public Park Posted on Parks as sites of activism In addition to being places of leisure and recreation, parks and public spaces are containers… Read more Community birding guide Avitourism – a lucrative tourism market Posted on Tapping into the economic potential of the birding community A few months back an article in Tourism Update caught my… Read more IMG_1438 Pafuri: an Edenic landscape at the border of 3 countries Posted on The Kruger National Park is one of my favourite places in the world.  There is nothing like those early mornings… Read more
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