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Saturday, June 4 2022

The Eclectic Weekend


Should you feed child guests dinner? No, let them starve

What #Swedengate tells us about food culture and social expectations

By Timothy Heffernan
4 min read
Ideas FREE

I’m not journeying anywhere or risking anything, but I’ll read the books

From Elon Musk’s risks to Saray Khumalo’s mountains and much more, this is what I’m curling up with in winter

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
2 min read

Boxing clever: up for some petrol-electric punch?

Then look no further than the Volvo XC90 T8

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
3 min read

Construction team finds Mayans beat them to it with ancient city

Developers of an industrial park stumble upon ruins palaces, pyramids and plazas that date back to 600-900 AD

By Lorenzo Hernandez
1 min read
Sport FREE

Just the Med-icine they need: Boks get balmy World Cup base

The Springboks will be based in the Mediterranean coastal town of Toulon for the group stages of next year’s  World Cup

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
Ideas FREE

Is it Usain Bolt? A fleeing Gupta? No! It’s the savannah’s super speeder

The cheetah, the fastest land animal, can reach 100km an hour in about the same time as a Formula One car

Nadine Dreyer
Features editor
3 min read
Ideas FREE

P*ss off with that kiss-off, and if that’s giving lip, snog my a*s!

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

The PSL urgently needs competition, not another procession by Downs

After winning the league by 16 points, Sundowns need to be put under more pressure by Chiefs and Pirates

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
6 min read

Different strokes: Bolivian artist gives Mona Lisa an indigenous makeover

Claudia Callizaya incorporates icons of feminine beauty with the features and clothing of Aymara women

By Monica Machicao
1 min read

Smear campaign: Mona Lisa takes the cake after off-the-wall attack

Da Vinci masterpiece unharmed after being slavered with cream in climate protest stunt

By Tassilo Hummel
1 min read
Sport FREE

Chiefs made a brave choice in Zwane. Now they need to have his back

Arthur Zwane has all the ingredients for the Chiefs’ hot seat, but he’ll also need time to grow into the job

Marc Strydom
2 min read

As Commonwealth celebrates the Queen, she celebrates a few ‘commoners’

Actor Damian Lewis and author Ian Rankin among those hailed by Queen Elizabeth in her birthday honours

2 min read