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The Twelve English Tenses

When I started teaching English online a year ago, at the start of lockdown, I had no idea about how to teach the tenses. I couldn’t have told you that there were twelve tenses, never mind when or how to use the present perfect or the past simple. Frankly, I was shocked that I had […]

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Birds of a feather

RECENTLY I moved home. On my stoep, as the sun softened, a flock of birds circled, as though of one mind, in a wide arc above my roof, their beating wings making a soothing sound like a sheet ruffled by the wind, before they swooped into a nearby red shed. This oddly soothing ritual repeated […]

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Kennedy’s ePublishing

KENNEDY’S EPUBLISHING Write your best book “Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill […]

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Pieter Dirk Uys

PIETER DIRK UYS on being funny about things that aren’t funny Dawn Kennedy – Jan 1st 2013, 00:00 Armed only with a suitcase full of costumes, a sense of outrage and pages of witty words against society’s ills, Pieter Dirk Uys has left South Africa with a legacy of laughter that has lightened even the […]

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A passion for predators: Leopards at Bushman’s Kloof

Dawn Kennedy takes a civilised walk with wild cats at Bushman’s Kloof. A person diminishes amid the Cedarberg’s landscape of sedimentary rock, sandstone and shale. Jagged stones stand like ancient tombs, paying tribute to the glacier that scraped the exposed rock, 340 million years ago. Evidence of geological time immemorial makes one’s own personal biography […]

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A Grand Entrance in Granger Bay

It’s drum rolls for Cape Town’s most chic hang-out of the season. For those of us that lament the lack of beach venues with a definite vibe in Cape Town, here’s the penultimate addition. In fact, in a Marie Antoinette like move, The Grand created its very own beach in order to build a restaurant […]

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Reporting the Weather

021 caught up with Derek van Dam at caramello’shis favourite haunt on kloof street. For many Capetonians, listening to e.tv’s daily weather report on the 7pm Prime Time News is a deeply entrenched evening ritual. After all, living in a city that can boast several seasons in one day, it helps to have some guidance […]

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