Howard Timmins and his Protégés
Howard Timmins was a larger than life figure both in publishing and in Cape Town commercial life. He was one of the earliest publishers in South Africa using his own imprint and he soon established himself as a major force in the publishing of ‘popular’ as against academic and legal ...
Few pioneers could have had as eventful life as Richard Granville Nicholson. Of Irish ancestry, he fought in the Eastern Cape, was a hunter, a farmer in the Northern Transvaal, Intelligence officer together with Selous in the Pioneer Column in the annexation of Rhodesia, and member of the local ‘peace-keeping’ ...
Judge Pat Tebbutt Remembers: a Life Spiced with Variety
Judge Pat Tebbutt has served South African society as a not-so-ordinary seaman, print journalist, pioneer radio and TV broadcaster, junior and senior counsel, judge, judge president, businessman, raconteur, Harvard student at the age of 50, public speaker, sportsman, sports administrator, UCT leader, philanthropist, author, husband, father and friend. In each field ...
What a Boykie
A story of determination and guts of a boy ‘born with a wooden spoon’ in his mouth, who managed through perseverance and sheer will power to turn that into one of silver.
This is the true story of Irving Tucker, who married an English girl, Yvonne, and left South Africa in 1976 to farm sheep on the Welsh border, growing their own organic vegetables and living a healthy life style. They returned to South Africa every year on holiday.