The village of Kaapsche Hoop about 28 kms outside Nelspruit  is just one of many places that blossomed then faded away during the gold rush of the 1850’s and 1860’s.


In 1874, 30 penniless artists mounted an exhibition of their work in Paris. The month long show attracted about 3500 visitors but there were few sales.


In June 1986 an expert from Sotheby’s in London traveled to Bloemfontein to meet a farmer from the Eastern Cape, to view two paintings which the farmer said he had inherited.


South Africans remember the Alabama from an Afrikaans folk song “Daar kom die Alabama”, traditionally sung in the Cape on Tweedenuwejaar.


New England has six states - Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.


Harald Pager was an Austrian who came to South Africa after the Second World War. He was a designer, artist and photographer of wide experience.


From the country town of Winterton in Natal, follow the road towards the Cathedral Peak Hotel until you reach the Brotherton trading store by the bridge over the Mhlwa


The Tokyo Olympics this month saw the introduction of skateboarding, sport climbing, surfing and karate, and the return of baseball and softball.


As you drive through the English countryside, you may glimpse a stretch of water with a few houseboats either moored or moving slowly down the canal.

City train

They say that Steve Goodman (1948 – 1984) wrote only one good song, but that’s not true.