100 Minutes of grace is the personal journey of a mother that has lost her daughter un-expectantly in a bike accident. With no time to say goodbye, she was left with the pain, shock and unbelief of death. This is her journey she has walked bravely to overcome this tragic happening, to learn to adjust and start living this new type of life.
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Who killed Koos de la Rey and who captured Christiaan de Wet?
Here’s a thrilling novel based on historical fact about ordinary men catapulted into uniform and driving their own cars into battle against an Afrikaner hero described as the world’s greatest guerrilla leader. Told from the points of view of D H Saker, founder of Saker’s garage, and Harm Oost, founder of Het Volk newspaper and head of De Wet’s bodyguard, the action follows battles and chases across the Union of South Africa
A feather’s journey starts when it becomes detached from its source, the Blue Crane - South Africa’s National bird. Eleven-year-old author, Ammaarah, uses her imagination to describe the feather’s journey through the African savannah. The feather symbolizes the commonality of all the elements of nature: existence.
Where will the feather end up?
Paris 1505. Tragedy strikes at the rue Daniel bookshop of Arnoul De La Porte. Alone with his little son Paoul, he finds comfort in the writings of Luther and becomes involved in the illegal Reformation Movement. As Huguenot heretics, his descendants must walk a dangerous tightrope of pretence to prevent being executed. Luc is betrayed and escapes to relatives in Flanders with Sibylle, the daughter of his Protestant mentor.
I am greeted by the petrifying sight of thirty or sixty or seventy buffalo looming large at a distance, each of them staring at me. Just staring would be okay; I could handle that. But these are also coming at me.
I just stand there turned to stone, waiting for something to happen – something other, that is, than having a herd of cape buffalo running toward me. If it weren't for Peter, they surely would have trampled me to death. Fortunately, he recollects himself just in time to yell at me to get my ass behind the tree.
The tree. Hmm . . . What tree?
African Epic is a photographic collection, capturing the allure of the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race. Every year, the event produces great stories of personal triumph, inspiration, honour, the settling of old scores, and rising above adversity. This book will inspire you to join the journey of the Absa Cape Epic, whether it’s blazing the trail at next year’s race or watching from the comfort of your armchair, witnessing this great tale unfold.
In April 1994, South Africa stepped back from the slough of endemic violence and danced its first bold dance with constitutional democracy. Millions of people entered into a state of euphoric rejoicing. The date marked the end of the apartheid past and the beginning of a brave new future.
Again is a love story depicting a growing relationship between two people in their sixties, who are in the process of overcoming loss. Erin is a widow and Francis, a divorcee.
Still bruised by their pasts, they find each other in unlikely circumstances. Although different people, both seek lightness, warmth and humour in their lives. Slowly and tentatively, they establish a connection which deepens despite initial doubts.
It is a story of loneliness, longing and letting go. It focuses on being open to new experiences and the healing, creative power of new love and human sexuality during one’s advanced years.
Nelson Mandela, first commander of the armed struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa, buried a gun at his secret hideout shortly before he was betrayed by the CIS and captured by the South African police.
I felt a brush of love against my face
Wings wrapped around me in a warm embrace
I heard a whisper in my ear
‘Don’t you ever give up, I’m right here’
Can place hold the secret to happiness? In his quest for a sanctuary away from the demands and pressures of Johannesburg, Justin Marshall buys land in the rugged lowveld wilderness, hoping that it will serve as a sanctuary for his daughter who has been left partially disabled due to his negligence – perhaps for himself too.