Thousands of police-issue guns – the made-in-South-Africa 9mm Z88 – have been sold to Cape Town gangs since the mid-2000s to early 2015. The flood of guns to gangs saw … Read More
Conspiracy theorists have at least two positive qualities: They are sceptical of authority, and they are willing to challenge the status quo. Unfortunately they stop there and don’t apply the … Read More
Blessed are those who have an uncomplicated relationship with their mother, for of all human relationships, it must be the one with the most potential for complexity. We owe her … Read More
The poorly written book is a fascinating phenomenon. Unless you bump into Melinda Ferguson, it is notoriously difficult to get a novel published. Best-selling writers such as John Grisham, James … Read More
Cusk’s philosophical musings seem a by-product of a conversation with herself, to which we as reader are invited to participate. She freely considers other possibilities; that yes, things can also be viewed in a different light.