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Mandela Day inspires reading culture

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will today launch its Book Flood Campaign in celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day. The campaign is aimed at fostering a reading culture amongst learners beyond the classroom and making the habit of reading every child’s right. The initiative will run for a month, ending on 18 August. The […]

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Nadine Gordimer passes away

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his condolences following the passing of Nobel Prize winner and South African author Nadine Gordimer. “South Africa has lost a great patriot, a renowned writer and an outstanding voice for equality and freedom. We wish to express, on behalf of government and the entire population, our sincerest words of condo…
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Explosion waiting to happen

Stable ranging is an explosion waiting to happen Here are a few highlights of the abundant practical advice on technical analysis he gives in his book… This article continues on from the first article: Keys to Improving Your Investment Profits Trends: Correctly judging these – the ones to ride with, and the ones that suggest […]

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Get Off the Sofa and Sing

How to Get Off the Sofa and Sing Like a Professional (Opera) Singer is by the author, broadcaster and singer Robert Little. Robert says: “It’s now some time since I decided I wanted to learn how to sing. It took me about ten years to pluck up the courage and find the opportunity to begin… GigMenu» Books

Trekking in Peru

In 1973, Hilary and George Bradt were told about an old Inca road leading from Cusco’s Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. They hiked it, explored the ruins and published the first ever description of the Inca Trail in 1974. Backpacking Along Ancient Ways in Peru and Bolivia became the first Bradt guide and 40 years […]

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James Joyce exhibition tours Finland

James Joyce in Turku and Helsinki! Events on 14 & 15 November The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s James Joyce exhibition is touring Finland! The exhibition charts Joyce’s life and works and gives a wonderful and fascinating insight into one of our most celebrated and influential writers. It was displayed in Oulu during the […]Finland Travel» Books

Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre

YTL Hotels has a long-term vision to make a difference to the environment where its expanding collection of unique hotels and resorts are located. When Gaya Island Resort opened its doors in July 2013, it marked the beginning of its marine conservation journey in Borneo. YTL Hotels celebrated the official launch of its Gaya Island

Natural Wonders is the recently published coffee table book featuring nature’s splendour at eight YTL resorts in distinct locations in the region. From a private island off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia to Japan’s northern island, Hokkaido, each distinct location offers a myriad of highly captivating natural wonders that guests can experience up close. The beautiful coffee table book was written by celebrated author Ms Wendy Hutton and creatively photographed and published by Scubazoo. The book took almost a year to complete from its initial conceptualisation to the launch of the book.

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Resolute Mother Succeeding

Obesity levels in the UK are increasing at an alarming rate and with the government doing little to help combat this, one mother, Romilla Arber, has taken matters into her own hands by establishing the Food Education Trust (, an independent charity. The Food Education Trust provides children and adults with cookery skills…
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The Swallows And Amazons Way

It is not very often we get the chance to turn fiction into fact or to indulge ourselves in a childhood fantasy but once you have entered the beautiful oak gates of The Old Vicarage nestled in the South Down National Park you are swept back in time and find yourself emerged in one of the most famous […]

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The Permaculture Handbook

The urban landscape has swallowed vast swaths of prime farmland across North America. Imagine how much more self-reliant our communities would be if 30 million acres of lawns were made productive again. Permaculture is a practical way to apply ecological design principles to food, housing, and energy systems; making growing fruits, vegetables and l…
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