ESTELLE SINKINS takes a look at some great books for birders. Continue reading
Month: December 2016
Music Revival to end the year on a high note at Casa Mexicana
MUSIC Revival is closing off the year in a fitting fashion with concerts featuring the talents of ‘Maritzburg pianist, Christopher Duigan, and soprano, Bongiwe Madlala, on Friday, December 29 and Saturday, December 30.
Both concerts will take place at Casa Mexicana at 35 Montgomery Road, Pietermaritzburg. Continue reading
Head to the book shop for these great reads for children and young adults
ESTELLE SINKINS takes a look at some delightful new children’s and young adults’ books available now. Continue reading
Domhall Gleeson to play ‘Winnie The Pooh’ author A.A. Milne in new biopic
FINDING Neverland turned the creation of Peter Pan into an Oscar-nominated drama back in 2004, and Fox Searchlight is hoping to follow in those footsteps with its new film, a biopic of A.A. Milne, author created the children’s classic Winnie the Pooh. Continue reading
Jonathan and Angie Scott capture the beauty of Africa’s wildlife in their stunning new book, ‘Sacred Nature’
ESTELLE SINKINS talks to Jonathan Scott about the stunning book, Sacred Nature: Life’s Eternal Dance, which he and his wife, Angela, have released.
The Kenyan-based couple are internationally renowned conservationists who were inspired to create this book by Angela’s love of photography and the work of philosopher Joseph Campbell. The result is a poignant testament to our vanishing wilderness. Continue reading
New book celebrates Durban’s forests and the need for green spaces in cities
IF you have an interest in the natural history of KwaZulu-Natal and Durban in particular, then you need to read The Durban Forest, the first volume in a series of books planned by the Durban Botanic Gardens Trust.
The series will be entitled UmKhuhlu, the African name for Trichilia dregeana, the Forest Mahogany. This large evergreen tree was once common in the old Durban forest and today lines some of the roads on Berea Ridge. It is included in the red list of South African plants.
Biologist, Mark Mattson, the contributing editor of the 300-page hard cover book, spoke to ESTELLE SINKINS about The Durban Forest and the importance of green spaces in cities. Continue reading
Nicky Stubbs shares recipes for fabulous dishes to serve to friends & family
TheLuvvie.com’s ESTELLE SINKINS talks to Nicky Stubbs about her fabulous new recipe book, For Friends & Family. Continue reading
Trapped: an unflinchingly honest new memoir from Sam Scarborough
TheLuvvie.com’s ESTELLE SINKINS talks to Sam Scarborough about her extraordinary new memoir, Trapped. Continue reading
Emily Hobhouse: a passionate advocate for human rights
TheLuvvie.com’s ESTELLE SINKINS chats to Elsabé Brits, author of the new boography, Emily Hobhouse: Beloved Traitor.
Review: Celebrating Gardens in Style by Sue Sandrock
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews Celebrating Gardens in Style by Sue Sandrock (Otterley Press) Continue reading