Saturday, April 21 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

12 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S TIMES SELECT CURATED FOR YOU

Students in awe of music from the Bach of the bus

A violin-playing varsity shuttle driver strikes a chord with Cape Town youngsters

By Nora Shelly
4 min read

Fish have prepared for Cape drought for millions of years

The Cape galaxias fish has a mysterious habit of repopulating dry river beds, seemingly out of thin air

Bobby Jordan
Journalist
2 min read

BACK STORY: I didn't think he would really throw the baby

HeraldLIVE photographer Werner Hills recalls the chilling moment baby was thrown from roof

Werner Hills
Journalist
4 min read

Why Stellenbosch cabal lost a fortune on Steinhoff

Coronation Fund Managers founder Thys du Toit part of a stellar network of Winelands moguls to take a bath

By Ann Crotty
4 min read

We should all tip a hat to the little stars of Bethlehem

A small, family-owned football club in the Free State is punching way above its weight

Marc Strydom
Journalist
4 min read

Close but no cigar: the Castros are gone but Cuba stays the same

What does the end of the Castro era mean for tourists? Very little, although many will be happy to hear that

By Chris Leadbeater
10 min read

How did a good Catholic end up in Trump's mouth?

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
3 min read

Sock it to me and my love will bloom

The art of giving good gifts is a gift in itself

5 min read

AfriForum 'just forcing NPA to go for Malema'

Gerrie Nel's prosecution of EFF leader a tactical move, admits Kallie Kriel

Kyle Cowan
Journalist
5 min read

Why I, a white man, support the EFF

Pieter Howes had his epiphany during #FeesMustFall

Shanthini Naidoo
Journalist
3 min read

Kidnap mafias' turf war hots up with highway hit

Man shot on M1 believed to be trafficking syndicate boss who broke away to form his own group

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
2 min read