Saturday, November 10 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Rugby will be stuck in the boondocks until refs get a grip

No penalty for Farrell’s lawless tackle was not the first time officials have produced a jaw-dropping clanger

Craig Ray
Journalist
3 min read

Nat dread: Plato marks one giant leap backwards for DA

Appointing a former National Party foot soldier as mayor of Cape Town leaves a Nazi taste in the mouth

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read

Susan’s last journey: Rohde was damned by his lies

Now heartbreak compounds tragedy as three daughters are left without parents in wake of love triangle murder

Tanya Farber
Journalist
3 min read

‘My family died when Hannah died’

Heartbroken dad and former magistrate steps into court for the first time in the Hannah murder trial

Philani Nombembe
Journalist
4 min read

If love is blind, so is greed

Premature, undeserved and over-obvious wealth is easy to spot, yet we seldom question it. We’d rather join in

By Mark Barnes
4 min read

R32,000 buys you a bigger iPhone, but is it better?

Apple fans won’t really care: they’ll cough up anyway

By Sylvia McKeown
2 min read

Amazing, doll: Sandton City fully let at last after 45 years

Shopping centre signs up more luxury brands than any other mall in SA, proving there’s life in retail yet

By Alistair Anderson
2 min read

Force of nature: This is no grab-and-go animal show

David Attenborough talks about his spectacular new series and its environmental message

By Benji Wilson
6 min read

Bookmarks: The hellion who taught women not to be nice

A fortnightly column on books and writers

By Andrew Donaldson
8 min read

Oom, 78, refused to budge from home he didn't own

It took two years and a court case to prise him from the Christian retirement cottage that belonged to someone else

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
2 min read

Grand occasion for SA vets as they save a stricken tusker

University of Pretoria team called to a zoo in Georgia to remove the infected tusk of an Asian bull elephant

Alex Patrick
Journalist
5 min read

Salty, fatty, hot: just the way we like our grub, but why?

Bestselling cookbook by chef Samit Nosrat gets made into a somewhat superficial four-part Netflix series

By Andrea Burgener
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE

Today's cryptic crossword

It's time to put your brain to work

1 min read

Today's quick crossword

How fast can you get it done?

1 min read