I recently read an article by Professor Kathy Munro about Clarendon Circle, East Avenue and Clarendon Place in Hillbrow, Johannesburg (click here to read). Readers may be interested to know how the name of Clarendon Place came about.
In a talk specially commissioned and written for this year’s MACH Armistice Service on 11 November, Peter Terry will focus on how there is still a palpable sense of grief and loss evinced by the tragic conflict called The Great War. Cemeteries sprang up all over the battlefields, but many of the dead literally vanished, as battlefields were churned up by artillery fire.
One good book often leads to another and another... My pleasure and delight on reviewing Hidden Karoo by Pat Kramer and Alain Proust, published in March 2021, led me to look around for other possible titles on the Karoo. I greedily fell upon the books by Chris Schoeman.