Saturday, November 2 2019

The Eclectic Weekend

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

BULL’S EYE: The human face of Eskom’s salvation

FREE TO READ | Entire little towns surround collieries and power plants,  just dying for signs that investment will ...

Jeremy Thomas
Journalist
3 min read
News FREE

Signature frock flies the flag – all nine of them

FREE TO READ | Kirsten Teasdale’s SA flag dress has wowed the world at three Rugby World Cups

Jeff Wicks
Journalist
2 min read
Ideas FREE

Why, in SA, can’t we enjoy rugby without getting into a scrum?

FREE TO READ | It’s odd, the political madness around rugby in this country

5 min read
Ideas FREE

‘Dog’ is not hate speech. It just means you’re a good boy

FREE TO READ | There’s absolutely nothing hateful about being a dog, so why should it be used to insult Pravin Gordhan?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
Ideas FREE

Seeing Mmusi as a victim is racist – just like the irrelevant DA

FREE TO READ | He rushed in with his eyes wide open, so it’s a insult to say he should be immune from  the consequences

4 min read
News FREE

‘Shoot us! No more SA!’ Migrants’ desperation turns violent

FREE TO READ | Refugees were crying to have the UN move them to a different country for fear of xenophobic violence in ...

By Jamaica Ponder
3 min read
News FREE

Police chief’s order sparks fear of crime info crackdown

FREE TO READ | Critics say the move will make facts harder to obtain, but the SAPS insists it will enhance communication

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
5 min read
News FREE

Cryptic post haunts family after bodybuilder bludgeoned to death

FREE TO READ | Her injuries were so severe they had to identify their sister from photographs

Graeme Hosken
Journalist
4 min read
Ideas FREE

Potter strikes out a stunner that’s memorable in a Frida Kahlo way

FREE TO READ | A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
4 min read

Dutch accents in Joburg create an international splash

FREE TO READ | Debby van der Beer’s Blandat brand has taken off in SA and Europe, ensuring age-old crafts are maintained

By Emma Jordan
3 min read
News FREE

Quility time: Hillbrow women weave soft magic from hard lives

FREE TO READ | Twelve people from SA book slots at one of the biggest quilt festivals in the US

Alex Patrick
Journalist
3 min read

All vine and dandy for SA’s best-kept dining secret

FREE TO READ | Family-run Abingdon Wine Estate in the KZN Midlands began as ‘a bit of a mad idea, a bit of a midlife ...

By Sanet Oberholzer
1 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