This photograph has been in my wife’s Goles family since it was taken by Ravenscroft in about 1919 (click here to read more about Ravenscroft). Standing in the doorway of the Olympia Café is my wife’s Greek grandfather Athos (Arthur) Goles – who owned and ran it from the day it opened.
On Sunday 13 October, 2019, the Durban Art Deco Society hosted a Talk & Walk featuring Art Deco styled buildings in the vicinity of Dr Yusuf Dadoo Street (previously Grey Street) in Durban. This area, to the West of the city centre, was developed by Indian traders and businessmen in the first half of the 20th century.
Everyone is interested in the human race and the age old question of human origins. Who was Adam and is there a biblical Eve? Human evolution has placed scientists, philosophers and religious thinkers at loggerheads for two hundred years. Here is a book to read closely; it is rich in detail, data and the scientific evidence as to why we all came from Africa.