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Saturday, March 19 2022

The Eclectic Weekend


Ideas FREE

Everything is nothing if you got no education

Ring a bell, sort of? Dolly Parton, who has invested huge sums in education, has released a book, with an album

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
2 min read
Sport FREE

Like my golf, the more things change, the more they stay the same

Returning to the fairways after a five-year hiatus brought back memories of some interesting rounds in days gone by

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
4 min read

Clocking up clicks: a new fashion era is here. It’s called TikTok Couture

Fast fashion is all the rage and it seems nothing does it faster than the social media platform

Thango Ntwasa
3 min read
Ideas FREE

What are you wading for? Vamoose! The violent imposter is here

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
Sport FREE

Vokozela’s debut confirms Connect Academy is on the right track

The unique academy has been giving young players a ‘a shot at life’ for the past eight years

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
World FREE

Banning Tchaikovsky won’t help Ukraine in the least

Arts and culture have been sources of opposition from brave Russian artists against oppression for centuries

By Martin Ivens
5 min read
World FREE

Not so Priti: Patel has no time for UK’s pro-Ukrainian warm fuzzies

Hardline stance taken by home secretary, a child of refugees, finds her out of step with her party and with the country

By Adrian Wooldridge
7 min read

Why a doughnut when you can have a collar or a suit when there are bras?

A survey of British consumers’ pandemic spending has revealed some interesting trends

By David Milliken
1 min read

Notre-Dame restoration work unearths potentially ‘spectacular find’

An ancient sarcophagus, parts of which date back to the 13th century, has been found under the Paris cathedral

By Lucien Libert
1 min read

Who better to tell us about Jenny Cooper than the woman who gives her life?

Universal crime drama ‘The Coroner’ is in its fourth season. We spoke to its Canadian star Serinda Swan

Tymon Smith
Features writer, film and series reviewer
4 min read

IN PICTURES | Awesome paw-some: caged and abandoned tigers safe in SA

After 70 hours, the animals arrived on our shores at the weekend and were handed over to a big cat sanctuary

Matthew Savides
Night news editor
2 min read

Kombi? Ja! The VW I.D Buzz is retro-modern done right

SA fans of the hippies’ vehicle of choice hope this tribute will kumbaya sometime soon

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
3 min read