Monthly Archives: April 2012

Whittling a creative new life in SA

ROGER Bongolomba was very young when he learned to how to craft simple toys, figurines and other objects from wood. Growing up in Kinshasa on the southern bank of the Congo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, he watched his … Continue reading

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Of beetles, bulls**t and bunkering down in SA

IT WAS Vincent van Gogh, I think, who said something about great things being achieved by bringing a series of small things together, which is exactly what I thought while reading about a recent development in eco-technology. The article, published … Continue reading

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Smartphones need street smarts

IN THE old days, people were judged by the company they kept. These days, we’re judged by the cellphones we carry. Some time ago, my husband asked me to take his new car to the dealership he bought it from … Continue reading

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