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Review: Speak Swahili, Dammit!

Speak Swahili, Dammit! by James Penhaligon My rating: 4 of 5 stars I found that I was able to relate to so much in this autobiographical account of Jimu’s childhood. Being about five years younger than the author and having … Continue reading

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Review: The Double Comfort Safari Club

The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I just love all of the characters in this series, even the ones who are a little bit miscreant, and I always enjoy the little … Continue reading

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Eleven Miles – more touching reviews

It fills my heart with pride and joy when I read reviews of my debut novel, Eleven Miles, which tell of the real reflection of life and society in remote African villages. This is exactly what I was trying to … Continue reading

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Staying on Track in 2016

Across the King’s River by James Weeks Please take a look at this inspirational blog post…. http://www.acrossthekingsriver.com/staying-on-track-in-2016/

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New human-like species discovered in S Africa

Re-blogged from original post by Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News, Johannesburg on Science and Environment Scientists have discovered a new human-like species in a burial chamber deep in a cave system in South Africa. The discovery of 15 partial … Continue reading

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Review: Deception

Deception by Eloise De Sousa My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is much more than a suspense thriller. There is romance, there is deceit and double-crossing, there is mystery, there is hot sexual tension, and there is fear. Amanda … Continue reading

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Boesmansgat – Bushman’s Hole

This is re-blogged from the Facebook timeline of Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge.  “Knowledge was inherent in all things. The world was a library and its books were the stones, leaves, grass, brooks and the birds and animals that shared, alike … Continue reading

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