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Moving to a Small South African Town

The big decision: to leave the city and move to a small town in the country.

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Farewell, Piet Prok

A short dedication to one of Cradock’s most colourful residents, the late Piet ‘Prok’ Coetzee.

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Painting up a Storm in the Karoo

Painting houses and farms in the Karoo – that’s where you’ll find Rudolph Clench these days.

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Karoo Journey: Broekie Lace Back Roads

A back-roads Karoo journey from Cape Town to Cradock.

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Memories of a Cradock Kitchen

Ray Hattingh has fond childhood memories of the fabulous food, warmth and life in his grandmother’s Cradock kitchen.

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The Magic of a Karoo Farmstay

Why time spent on a Karoo farm is the best holiday around.

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Predator Wars: Lynx vs Jackal

A Karoo sheep farmer may have stumbled across a revolutionary way of keeping his sheep more or less safe from jackals – by using caracals.

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Nieu-Bethesda: Snowy Mountain Village

Nieu-Bethesda is the Karoo’s most romantic snow destination.

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Cradock: Like London – But Different

The Cradock golf course is just like Hyde Park in London – through the winter lens.

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Creative Class – My Foot!

Chinks in the armour of the Creative Class.

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