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Dreaming Books

Carte Blanche in early February had an expose of the crooked side of publishing in South Africa; promises being made to aspiring authors to have their books published and promoted for over R20 000. I felt for them, with their dreams being dashed after parting with a substantial amount of money. It brings me to…

The road to Petra

Our journey started in Eilat, the Israeli city on the Red Sea. We crossed the border into the twin city of Aqaba, the port city of Jordan, then took the double carriage highway north towards the capital Amman. The road rises through barren mountains to a plateau, with desert vistas and isolated mountains, then west…