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Saturday, June 18 2022

The Eclectic Weekend


Fancy bud and breakfast? Ganja yoga? Then join this blazing trail

A new travel trend is taking off – cannabis tourism – but there are pros and cons

By Michael O'Regan
4 min read

Hear this, VW: we love the mutant, now how about an all-electric T1?

Volkswagen’s Half-track Fox, which was engineered for Alpine terrain, has been restored to its former glory

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
2 min read
Ideas FREE

Unlike their human counterparts, these bureaucrats keep the channels open

Hippos may spend up to 16 hours a day chilling in rivers and lakes, but they do an important job keeping waterways open

Nadine Dreyer
Features editor
3 min read
World FREE

Shorter is better 4 all, so tell your boss to call this guy

Joe O’Connor is helping companies adopt flexible work schedules, with pilot projects being rolled out worldwide

By Arianne Cohen
6 min read

‘Work from home is the best thing that ever happened to us’

South Africans weigh in on why working from home is the best amid calls for workers to return to the office

5 min read
Sport FREE

‘Blood and guts’ final expected as Bulls lock horns with Stormers

Fierce South African derby in store for Saturday’s United Rugby Championship final in Cape Town

By Nick Said
3 min read

All a(r)t sea and loving the wave of success

After falling hook, line and sinker for cruising, an SA woman is now art head for a top gallery on the Norwegian Escape

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
3 min read
Sport FREE

As with life, so too is sport cyclical

As the SA heavyweight boxing division goes through another cycle, is Chris Thompson the next star?

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read
Ideas FREE

EXCLUSIVE | Douglas Stuart speaks to Eusebius about ‘Young Mungo’

The award-winning author’s book focuses on working-class communities in 1980s, 1990s Glasgow and Britain

Eusebius McKaiser
Contributor and analyst
2 min read
Ideas FREE

Are you hectic with cold sweats? If not, it’s a mutation at work

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

The pitfalls of humility: the virtue can get too big for the modest

For high achievers who had to start from the bottom, when does being down to earth become a trap?

By Unathi Mphendu
3 min read

Four novelists, one ocean: how Indian Ocean literature can remap the world

In her book, Charne Lavery focuses on novels that highlight the area as an Islamic rather than Eurocentric space

By Charne Lavery
4 min read