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Lakutshon’ Ilanga – Review

Lakutshon’ Ilanga – Review

Although the effects of apartheid are still evident in modern South Africa, I feel quite fortunate to be part of a generation that is privileged enough to still hear personal accounts of the dark apartheid days. Lakutshon’ Ilanga is about a young, black nurse living...
JIVA! – Review

JIVA! – Review

I matriculated five years ago, and it was only after my first semester in varsity, that I stopped reminiscing about my high school days. Our school had a large population of pupils – to give you an idea of this; my class of 2016 had 386 learners – I still remember...
Walking With Ghosts – A Memoir (Review)

Walking With Ghosts – A Memoir (Review)

Before I tucked into this book, I quickly scanned the synopsis on the inner jacket and close to the bottom, the phrase “…sensual recollections of childhood…” made me chuckle. And that is exactly what I got with this book. The author Gabriel Byrne weaves a...
Disney: My Magic Is Me

Disney: My Magic Is Me

I can never get over the excitement and elation of my children in seeing themselves mirrored in TV or digital content. Just recently, I overheard a conversation the two older brothers were and in describing a particular TV character, the explanation included “The one...
Pitcher At The Fountain Of Wisdom – Review

Pitcher At The Fountain Of Wisdom – Review

It makes sense to me now why Professor Bonang Mohale wrote an insightful foreword on Simpiwe Masiza’s Anthology. While perusing through the anthology, I began forming a mental image of the author, and I started appreciating the wisdom that he afforded us in his...