Author Archives: Alexander Matthews

What to Expect When You Visit Bob Marley’s Homeland

Omnipresent “One Love”, sultry beaches, spicy food — and more.

Justice Cameron: Judge of character

Justice Edwin Cameron’s book, Justice, explores the power of South Africa’s constitution.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: The polar adventurer on going south

Adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes reveals what drives him to the ends of the earth.

Alan Hollinghurst: Lines of beauty

The Man-Booker author Alan Hollinghurst talks about Tennyson and taking ecstasy.

Willem Boshoff: Big friendly druid

Exploring the everyday with a legendary South African artist.

Scary and sublime: Adventures in the silence of the Tankwa and Richtersveld

Exploring these silent, arid empty places is both an exquisite journey and a sometimes terrifying one.

Exploring Mackinstosh’s Glasgow

On the trail of an Art Nouveau architecture genius in Scotland.