Curator and Crusader
The colourful life of pioneering museum curator and environmental crusader, Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer.
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 ...
Will to Win
Denied the well-earned position of chairman, he re-directed his talents into banking, finance and industry, serving as chairman of a number of blue-chip companies.
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’ ...