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Fracking, public participation meeting

Karoo Fracking – The People say No

This article from our archives was written after one of Shell’s first public participation meetings in the Karoo. It makes for fascinating background reading.

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Vegetable soup

Soup in Winter

Outside, a lowering pewter sky. Inside the kitchen, it is time to make soup, and I am instructing Chris in the art of it.

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Kendrew, settlers

Kendrew’s Forgotten Past

A Karoo train siding called Kendrew, and the dark side of movie mogul Isadore William Schlesinger.

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Daggaboer, Cradock

Daggaboer Farmstall

There are four official theories about how the farm Daggaboer got its name, only one of them involving the weed itself. Isobel Neethling might share them with you while you sample their legendary ginger beer or homemade lemonade.

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