Category JOURNALISM

Writing as Therapy: Damon Galgut on Unpicking a Psychological Knot Through Fiction

The award-winning gay author Damon Galgut reflects on the compulsion behind crafting stories –  and what it means to be a “real” novelist.

Acclaimed Author Edmund White on Capturing The Gay Experience

“In fiction you have an obligation to show representative characters… you don’t just want to show a bunch of freaks.”

Transforming The Wilds: A Q&A with artist James Delaney

A once-dangerous and overgrown park is now a vibrant sanctuary for all.

Redi Tlhabi: Loving a tsotsi

Redi Tlhabi’s memoir, Endings and Beginnings is a powerful tale of love, loss and healing.

“Don’t be afraid of making mistakes” and other secrets to great cooking

Acclaimed chef Franck Dangereux shares indispensable advice for the kitchen as he reflects on a lifelong love of food.

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.