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Travel and a bit of shopping

The Showroom Theatre in Prins Albert

First published in Die Burger, January 2014 Ouwêreldse glans herleef Daar sal altyd doemprofete wees wat die taan van teatergehore voorspel, maar solank daar boergonje fluweelgordyne bestaan, sal dit opgehang … Continue reading

May 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Intimate Venice

First published in Diversions, Winter 2017 To experience Venice (or Venezia in Italian) properly don’t even think about going in the European summer. An added bonus is that in winter … Continue reading

May 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

SPAN UIT OP ‘N PLAAS, BY ‘N RIVIERMOND OF DIE GROOT DAM

First published in Die Burger, October 2013 Baie kampplekke by Die Dam en omgewing In die Overstrand kan jy neffens die groot dam, by die mond van ‘n rivier of … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Culture Cats head up the West Coast

First published in Sunday Independent, 2017 You can feel it in your bones. It’s time to go on a trip up the West Coast. Consider doing the Culture Route by … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Besoek die wêreld van Pablo Neruda

First published in Die Burger, July 2015 “Lag vir die nag, vir die dag, en vir die maan” – Pablo Neruda  Sou Pablo Neruda nog gelewe het, sou hy – … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Praag is pragtig

First published in Die Burger, August 2015 Prag en praal in Praag ‘n Baldadige groen fee wat op jou skouer hurk en jou voorsê. ‘n Kerkhorlosie met twaalf apostels en … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘n Kerk met 40 000 geraamtes

First published in Beeld, May 2015 Jy gril jou dood ‘n Kerk van menslike gebeentes. Skedels, ruggraatwerwels, elmboë, vingerbeentjies. Dis erg grillerig. Spookvingers gly teen ons rûe af. Of so … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment