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KZN Principal Dube: Leading by Example

By Claire Mawisa, 18 October 2017, 9:26
Near the end of every year, we hear declarations from the Department of Education that unlike the previous years, the...

Imprisoned by Circumstance

By Derek Watts, 02 October 2017, 12:34
There’s a fascination about prisons and life behind bars. Just ask M-Net’s Prison Break fans on a Monday night. And...

The Magic of Science

By Claire Mawisa, 28 August 2017, 13:25
Let me state for the record that I love science! I loved science before I knew that it was even called science. I have...

Knysna: Scorched Earth

By John Webb, 01 August 2017, 10:38
It’s a 50-minute drive from George Airport to Knysna. At one point, the N2 descends along a small pass hemmed in by...

[DEREK’S BLOG] Feisty Teens and Spinning Queens

By Derek Watts, 24 July 2017, 17:15
I LOVE CARS. The latest off the production line that are the forerunners to autonomous driving. They follow the road...

The Tipping Point

By John Webb, 10 July 2017, 12:01
I once spent 36 hours on board a shark long-liner, and it played havoc with my moral sensibilities and my faith in...

DEREK’S BLOG: Living Her Dream

By Derek Watts, 04 July 2017, 10:46
I TRULY BELIEVE that I could be one of the world’s greatest adventurers. Well…if it was a nine-to-five escapade...

Foul Dam Water

By Derek Watts, 02 July 2017, 19:00
This article was updated on 2 July 2017. Carte Blanche has taken me to some exotic locations… Mount Everest base camp...

Claire’s Blog: Shear Brilliance!

By Claire Mawisa, 05 June 2017, 12:59
In a time when good news is hard to come by, I’m delighted to hear of any heartwarming South African stories that...

Virtual Reality: To Boldly Go…

By Claire Mawisa, 10 April 2017, 15:52
Whenever I heard the phrase “virtual reality (VR)”, I used think of flight simulators for training pilots,...

Determined to Dream

By John Webb, 28 March 2017, 10:41
There’s a Willow tree in front of an unremarkable house at number 8 Le Bourget Avenue.  At least there was when I...

Security: A Billion Rand Industry

By Claire Mawisa, 20 February 2017, 11:32
Crime has always been a hot topic with South Africans. Any casual gathering of friends, family or colleagues will...