HIKING TRAILS OF SOUTH AFRICA by WILLIE OLIVIER

Featuring over 500 trials, including 60 new trials, this fully revised and updated fifth edition of Hiking Trails of South Africa is an essential resource for every hiker. Written by well-known author Willie Olivier, this extensive guide describes a variety of trail across magnificent landscapes, from the iconic daisy fields of the Namaqualand and fynbos-clad coastal plains  of…

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Do not mourn me in the morning light, As rain drizzles through hanging trees, as fog crushes rays that take flight. Do not mourn me for I am free, I am now the wind that caresses’ the leaf, The howl, which whispers in your ear, I am the cloud that circles the earth, The drizzle…

TWO OCEANS – A Guide to the Marine life of Southern Africa by GEORGE BRANCH, CHARLES GRIFFITHS, MARGO BRANCH AND LYNNATH BECKLEY

This popular and authoritative guide has been fully revised, updated and expanded to encompass more than 2,200 species found in and around southern Africa’s oceans. It includes an additional 125 species, 190 new photographs, revised distribution maps, and 260 updated species names to reflect the new taxonomy. Key features include: • Concise and easy-to-use species…

Chapter 3 – Part 1 – Snare

“Mother is the name for god, on the lips and hearts of all children. Except when it comes to my mother. My mother. The mad mother of Newlands,” I argue the shadow at the window. It’s been a week since my discharge. A week. Death just won’t come. My hope literally shatters with every waking…

AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MEDICINAL PLANTS OF EAST AFRICA by NAJMA DHARANI AND ABIY YENESEW

This newly revised and updated edition of Medicinal Plants of East Africa (originally self-published) remains the only photographically illustrated guide to the most important healing plants of the region. The book describes 136 plant species in everyday use in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Brief descriptions of each species cover that plant’s appearance, ecology and specific medicinal uses….

#BookReview – #NightWork by #NoraRoberts

The thing with Nora Roberts books, is that one can never put them in a box. One can hardly classify any of them as an outright Thriller, Suspense, Romance or Thriller, because she has this amazing ability to cover a vast number of categories in one take. Nightwork is a standalone novel written from a…

All The Broken Places by John Boyne

The long-awaited sequel to the global bestseller, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, this is John Boyne‘s latest novel for adults. 1946. Three years after a cataclysmic event which tore their lives apart, a mother and daughter flee Poland for Paris, shame, and fear at their heels, not knowing how hard it is to escape your past….

Angels

Raphael for his emotion. Gabriel for support, Michael for wisdom and you…  Muddled up, like Virtue. The one who bore witness to the ascension of life. Your eyes saturated with pain, Your mind a road carved on luck. A solitude soldier, Bearing witness to those that struggle with the desolation of strife. You fight —…

Chapter 2 – Part 3 – Mun

Obelisks shadow the pylons on the temple. Night fires dance along the cave walls, their smoke and flames well acquainted with the silhouette’s that enhance the decorative carvings set along the entrance walls. I take a deep breath, anticipate the outcome of my meeting with Hem-netjer, then advance into the courtyard where the familiar scenes…

#BookReview – #Rock,Paper,Scissors by #AliceFeeney

This book got five stars because it literally has multiple turning points, that pop out of thin air. A true Psychological Thriller that will have you wrecking your brain at multiple instances. We are introduced to three characters, Amelia- the wife, Adam, the screen writing husband and Robin who lives in a cabin… We have…

Souls in stars

I reach out To the soul that I miss, The friend I know breathes to exist. The searching soul, That holds beauty in hand, That loves the stars and worships the sand. We run in the clouds, Drink the rain, Idolize the Moon, Sleep between grain. Wake up to the morning, With foggy eyes, Seeking…

Books by David Robbins from PorcupinePress

About David: Once, when asked by an interviewer why he was a writer, David replied: ‘To stave off boredom.’ The interviewer said she was shocked by that reply. So David tried to explain by saying that writing was the only thing that completely engaged his senses, his intellect, and his emotions, all three at once….