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The traveller in the map
Early Middelburg through the eyes of two deltiologists
Go well Pat Rundgren - you were one of a kind
Unique bus shelter restored and celebrated
Abdul Rahim Munshi - Possibly South Africa’s First Recorded Studio Photographer of Colour
Michael Sutton - A hero became a friend
Michael Sutton is the reason that I chose to study Architecture
Michael Sutton - Brilliant architect who designed masterpieces in South Africa and Greece
1932 Leeudoringstad explosion of 320 tons of dynamite
The Tickey – a legendary South African Coin
The Queens Road Commune - Living in a grand Parktown mansion in the 1970s
Brixton's First Blue Plaque
Simonstown: A Victorian Photo Album dissected 160 years later
Sending Radio Signals through Rock
The passing of Malcolm Freeland marked the end of an era of old Johannesburg
Blue plaques and a new heritage route for Jeppe Boys
Spies, spices, scurvy, and a small map of Madagascar
Early photo evidence brings closure following tragic death at sea
New Year’s Eve murder in Potchefstroom
Father Eustace St Clair Hill and the Bambatha Rebellion 1906
Val - A tiny place with big history
A life synopsis intuited from a single Cabinet Card - Thomas Stork (1872-1953)
A Secret Sea Chart Revealed
Priceless heritage sites celebrated at Toppieshoek
Commemorating the Brave – The World War I Cenotaph at Victoria Falls
Enigmatic Johannesburg-based Female Photographer, Jane Plotz
Keeping Gandhi out of the Heidelberg Gaol
Shipwreck Gold Coins from South Africa
Okey Lewis – Forgotten Olympic gold medal cyclist
Scott Brebnor House Midrand - A remarkable reunion between architect and client
Brief History of St Ursula’s School
Alexandra Park – the lost green heart of Potchefstroom
David Stewart Howie - Anglo-Boer War Correspondent and Amateur Photographer
The 1912 super-athlete from South Africa – Kenneth McArthur
Victorian-era Brothel Tokens of South Africa
William Brounger - Forward into the Interior
Oscar Wilhelm Alric Forssman - Wealthy man who suffered devastating losses
William Brounger and the Cape Railways
He changed the shape of the Cape coast
Tracing Cape Rebels from Colesberg to Uniondale
The History of Westcliff
Early Standerton through the eyes of a deltiologist
Hermann Schutte - Designer of South Africa's First Lighthouse
Melville Koppies bags heritage award
Why build a majestic villa here?
Louis Michel Thibault - Ex-Mercenary whose Heritage Enriched the Cape
An early South African Philaphotographologist - Frederick William Willis
Welcome to Ladysmith, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Confessions of a Collector of Heritage Maps
Neil Fraser – passionate city man
James Cameron - Second City Engineer of Cape Town
Knysna Gold - How it all started
Explorer William Burchell – ecologist with a vision
Plattekloof Pass - Abandoned and then misplaced
Finding Mr Patel’s outfitter shop in Rockey Street
Celebrating Flo Bird - 80 Years of a Remarkable Life
The Original High Speed Rail - The Great Western Main Line between London & Bristol
A remarkable Johannesburg-based female portrait artist: Sara Buijskes (1886 - 1970)
Our Forgotten Heritage – The Beleaguered Blockhouses
A Boer War Novelty
Port Elizabeth - An Abridged History of an Apartheid City
Things to see and do at Melville Koppies Nature Reserve and Joburg Heritage site
Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Pondoland, South Africa (Part 2)
John Hamilton Wicksteed - The competent young engineer who came to a sad end
Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Pondoland, South Africa (Part 1)
The Amnesia on the Commemoration of African Women in the South African War 
A tribute to Werner Kirchhoff - Surveyor of distinction and an early pioneer of South African satellite geodesy
Early Heidelberg through the eyes of a deltiologist
The first printed map of South Africa - The Martin Waldseemüller map
James Bisset - Bringing Mass Transport to the Suburbs
Fort Napier 1843 - 2023 - One of the longest lasting and most peaceful military structures in South Africa
Rickshaws of early Johannesburg
Life at the National Trust
Africana map collection resurfaces after half a century
George Pauling - Leading railway contractor in the development of Southern Africa
Blue Plaque celebrates Freemasons Hall, Parktown
Visiting the Military Garden of Remembrance at Polokwane
Thomas Stewart - First South African Consulting Engineer
Anglo-Boer War sketches, Magic Lanterns and the Lanternist
The rock engravings at Bosworth farm
John Gamble - Maths Prodigy who Preferred Engineering
Ladies Mile, the result of a bitter fight
Languedoc, the workers’ village built by Cecil Rhodes
Pioneer Diamond Field Photographers Kimberley (1869 - 1915)
The Ponte Saga
The rescue restoration of the historic town centre of Wupperthal
Sandton almost had a beach
Visiting the Historic Palmietkuil South War Cemetery
Heritage Honours Awarded at Tolstoy Farm
Sir John Coode - International Harbour Master
Bygone fortune seeker and rail restauranteur Theodor Fiebiger
Asian food snails in Zoo Lake - A living legacy of Chinese indentured labourers on the gold fields of 1904?
The Saga of the planned major SAR & H Museum that never was
Forgotten Railway Sidings of the South Peninsula
Is it heritage? Graffiti wall art and Pinki’s Inn, Jeppestown
Journal of a visit to the Gold Fields in 1889
The History of Witkoppen Clinic
The History of Witkoppen School
Adam De Smidt - Gentlemanly Engineer in a tough environment
An ode to Bra Fighter - A South African music connoisseur