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The Art Of Hustling - Sell Or Surrender (Paperback): DJ Sbu The Art Of Hustling - Sell Or Surrender (Paperback)
DJ Sbu
R230 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R42 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Persuasiveness. Influence. A certain ‘something’ that makes it impossible for people to say no. Call it what you will, some people have it. DJ Sbu certainly does - it’s the quality that has helped him evolve from an ambitious boy growing up on Tembisa’s rough streets to a DJ, an entrepreneur, an author, a philanthropist and a speaker who graces stages around the world. In this book Sbu shares the secrets to cultivating this irresistible quality. Using events that have shaped his own life, he reveals how a positive outlook, resilience, hard work and determination can help you win in every sphere.

This inspiring read also acts as a practical handbook, showing you how to apply The Art Of Hustling to become a winning salesperson. It is DJ Sbu’s firm belief that, if you know how to sell, you will never go hungry. He also believes that this simple skill holds the key to solving Africa’s considerable unemployment problem.

His passion for youth development comes through loud and clear in this easy-to-read, easy-to-use handbook. Full of practical examples, sound advice and no-nonsense insights, it’s a must-have for every person who wishes to further their lives and their careers, whether in the corporate world or starting out on an entrepreneurial journey.

DJ Sbu’s career is testimony to his strength, resilience and spirit of innovation; the very qualities needed to get ahead in today’s rapidly evolving business environment. In sharing his story, he hopes to ignite others’ success.

The Colour Of Wine - Tasting Change (Paperback): Harriet Perlman The Colour Of Wine - Tasting Change (Paperback)
Harriet Perlman; Photographs by Mark Lewis
R450 R349 Discovery Miles 3 490 Save R101 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days

The Colour of Wine isn’t just another book about picturesque Cape vineyards. Instead, it tells the remarkable story of South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy through the personal journeys of black winemakers. Woven through their stories are interviews with wine producers and politicians, chefs and sommeliers, connoisseurs and teachers, drinkers and tasters.

The book, twinned with the documentary film The Colour of Wine (included on DVD), explores the turbulent history of winemaking in South Africa, and the varied careers the industry has to offer. Wine doyen John Platter offers insights into where South African wine is now, and where the industry needs to go. You’ll also discover a rich array of local recipes that complement South African wines.

The Colour of Wine gives a taste of the changing world of South African wine.

Wineries Of The Cape - The Independent Guide To Touring The Winelands (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Lindsaye McGregor, Erica... Wineries Of The Cape - The Independent Guide To Touring The Winelands (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Lindsaye McGregor, Erica Bartholomae
R285 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R52 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

From historic gabled manor houses to contemporary wineries, quirky family-run farms to iconic estates, country picnics to world-class fine dining restaurants, this 3rd edition of Wineries Of The Cape profiles 58 of the very best visitor experiences in the winelands.

All are within easy reach of Cape Town, and a top-notch wine selection is at the core of each of the wineries chosen for inclusion in the book.

Yumcious (Paperback): Jenny Morris Yumcious (Paperback)
Jenny Morris
R355 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R53 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

“The Yumcious catering offerings are real crowd-pleasers. Whether you are planning an informal supper for a family get-together or a special occasion for friends, you can be assured of happy faces and plenty of compliments when you serve any of these dishes.

I have had the pleasure of cooking for several high-profile people – Prince Charles, Presidents Thabo Mbeki and FW de Klerk, Vice President Al Gore, Kenneth Kaunda, King Goodwill Zwelithini, Charlize Theron, Graham Norton, and the Duke and Duchess of Kent, to name but a few – and I treated them all the same as I would the man on the corner. I have approached every catering job as if I was cooking for my own family; I have never cut corners or used substandard ingredients, and I only prepare food that I like to eat myself. I cater weddings, funerals, birthdays, product launches, you name it. I love designing the menu around my client’s needs, imaging what they would like to serve their guests.

But more than anything, I simply love feeding people so catering will always hold a special place in my heart.” - Jenny Morris

101 Water Wise Ways (Paperback): Helen Moffett 101 Water Wise Ways (Paperback)
Helen Moffett 1
R130 R90 Discovery Miles 900 Save R40 (31%) In stock

An essential guide for those dealing with the Cape Water Crisis and for general water saving in South and southern Africa, a notoriously water-scarce region.

Three provinces in South Africa have been declared national disaster zones because of drought. The way we think about water needs to change, and fast. This is especially true for those of us who have running water and flush sanitation piped into our homes. For millions of South Africans, water is already a precious resource that costs toil to collect and fuel to heat. Our middle-class expectations that water will gush steaming from our dozens of indoor taps 24/7 are going to look as bizarre to future generations as the spectacle of Cleopatra bathing in asses’ milk. Our Roman-orgy relationship with water is over.

This book will hopefully help to alleviate water panic and distress. A “can-do” compendium, it’s meant to be a guide, not prescriptive – not all solutions or tips are one-size-fits-all. Think of it as an ally in your fight to save water and part of your survival kit, along with the first-aid box; Valium for water-worriers.

Help! There's A Guest At My Table! (Paperback): Annabel Frere Help! There's A Guest At My Table! (Paperback)
Annabel Frere
R220 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R47 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

A generation of young adults have come to know, love and depend on Help! There’s a Stove in My Kitchen, Annabel Frere’s first cookbook. That same generation has graduated to the young professionals who now need to entertain on a somewhat more sophisticated level. Author Annabel has been through all these stages with her own daughters and once again provides a repertoire of tasty and relati vely simple recipes for events ranging from impromptu gatherings to well-organised occasions.

Much emphasis is placed on good planning, as well as preparing foods in advance so that the cook can spend as much ti me with his or her guests, rather than in the kitchen on the day itself. Attention is also given to texture and presentation, with plenty of tips and suggestions for effortless entertaining. Where dishes may seem to be more complicated, Annabel is an expert at demystifying them. And of course, no party is complete without the right liquid accompaniments so there is a chapter on some delicious cocktails, both with and without alcohol.

It's Only Blood - Shattering The Taboo Of Menstruation (Paperback): Anna Dahlqvist It's Only Blood - Shattering The Taboo Of Menstruation (Paperback)
Anna Dahlqvist; Translated by Alice E. Olsson
R320 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R66 (21%) In stock

Across the world, 2 billion experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood rendered invisible. In many parts of the world, poverty, culture and religion collide causing the taboo around menstruation to have grave consequences. Younger people who menstruate are deterred from going to school, adults from work, infections are left untreated. The shame is universal and the silence a global rule.

In It's Only Blood, Anna Dahlqvist tells the shocking but always moving stories of why and how people from Sweden to Bangladesh, from the United States to Uganda, are fighting back against the shame.

Resepte (Afrikaans, Paperback): SuzelleDIY Resepte (Afrikaans, Paperback)
SuzelleDIY
R295 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R61 (21%) In stock

Welkom by Resepte! Hierdie boek se bladsye is propvol geliefkoosde resepte wat ek oor baie jare versamel en opgetower het; van my Ouma se ou klassieke resepte tot my eie skeppings wat almal gaan laat gons y oor jou volgende feesmaal!

Jy sal heerlike nageregte ontdek, maklike aandetes, asook prettige en smaaklike afdraaipaadjies van Suid-Afrikaanse gunstelinge (enigeen vir bobotieballetjies?), sowel as paar ongelooflike resepte deur spesiale gaste wat ook, ag, shame, so graag in die boek wou wees. Hierdie kookboek is vir almal! Al is jy bobaaskok of beginner; al weet jy kwalik hoe om mikrogolfoond te hanteer of dink dat jou maaltye altyd so bietjie verroes lyk: daar sal iets in hierdie kookboek wees vir jou.

Strik jou voorskoot aan, liewe mens! Dis tyd om jou eie kreatiwiteit te volg en die kombuis in gastronomiese betowering te omskep. DIY? Want almal kan!

Not That Bad - Dispatches From Rape Culture (Paperback): Roxane Gay Not That Bad - Dispatches From Rape Culture (Paperback)
Roxane Gay 1
R353 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R131 (37%) In stock

Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.

In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and aggression they face, and where they are "routinely second-guessed, blown off, discredited, denigrated, besmirched, belittled, patronized, mocked, shamed, gaslit, insulted, bullied" for speaking out. Contributions include essays from established and up-and-coming writers, performers, and critics, including actors Ally Sheedy and Gabrielle Union and writers Amy Jo Burns, Lyz Lenz, and Claire Schwartz.

Covering a wide range of topics and experiences, from an exploration of the rape epidemic embedded in the refugee crisis to first-person accounts of child molestation, this collection is often deeply personal and is always unflinchingly honest. Like Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me, Not That Bad will resonate with every reader, saying "something in totality that we cannot say alone."

Searing and heartbreakingly candid, this provocative collection both reflects the world we live in and offers a call to arms insisting that “not that bad” must no longer be good enough.

The Family Table - Recipes & Moments From A Nomadic Life (Hardcover): Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jurnee... The Family Table - Recipes & Moments From A Nomadic Life (Hardcover)
Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jussie Smollett
R586 R440 Discovery Miles 4 400 Save R146 (25%) In stock

Before actors and Food Network stars Jazz, Jake, Jurnee, and Jussie Smollett conquered Hollywood, they spent their childhood crisscrossing the United States. Moving coast to coast thirteen times, they car-tripped to small towns and big cities across America.

But no matter where they lived, two things remained constant: their incredible family feasts and the long, wooden kitchen table where they shared food and lived their lives. Each time they arrived in a new home, their mother would transform planks of hard wood into a smooth, varnished butcher block table in a beloved ritual that took three days. That hand-crafted table would become the heart of the Smollett clan, where the most important and cherished events and accomplishments, no matter how large or small, were honored, and where holidays were celebrated: Christmas, Easter, Passover, Chanukah, birthdays, milestones. With a mother from New Orleans and a Jewish father from New York who met and married in California, the Smollett kids were exposed to diverse culinary heritages and grew up open to all the deliciousness the world had to offer.

In this warm and personal book, the Smolletts invite us all to take a seat at their table and enjoy the good times and good food that help families thrive. The Family Table includes more than 130 delicious, comforting recipes that pay tribute to their past and present, including:

  • Crispy Beef Lettuce Wraps
  • Potato Crab Au Gratin
  • Brown Butter Lamb Chops
  • Honey Sriracha Chicken Skewers
  • 7th Ward Gumbo
  • North African Chicken Stew
  • Cast-Iron Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

These favorite recipes from the Smolletts are suitable for intimate dinners and fabulous feasts alike, but more than that, The Family Table is a remarkable portrait of a loving, all-American family, rich with traditions that they continue to build to this day.

GQ: How To Win At Life - The Expert Guide To Excelling At Everything You Do (Hardcover): Charlie Burton GQ: How To Win At Life - The Expert Guide To Excelling At Everything You Do (Hardcover)
Charlie Burton 1
R325 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R59 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

From the magazine synonymous with looking sharp and living smart comes the definitive handbook of skills for the modern man.

Based on interviews with the world's foremost authorities - including Richard Branson, Jamie Oliver, Tracey Emin, Andy McNab, Tom Daley, Alastair Campbell, Dynamo and many others - step-by-step illustrated guides show you how to win at fashion, sport, food and drink, work, romance, travel and the unexpected.

You will learn:

  • How to master sushi etiquette
  • How to neutralize a crisis
  • How to fold a suit for crease-free travel
  • How to give a killer foot massage
  • How to win big at the casino
  • How to dance without looking like your dad
  • How to get quality sleep on a night flight
  • How to ace the job interview
  • How to survive a kidnapping ... plus dozens of other insider techniques
Daar Is 'n Engel in my Koskas (Afrikaans, Paperback): Willie Strauss Daar Is 'n Engel in my Koskas (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Willie Strauss
R325 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R46 (14%) In stock

In Daar is 'n engel in my koskas neem Willie Strauss jou op 'n nostalgiese kosreis en nooi jou om die geure en smake wat hy met groot vreugde onthou, saam met hom te geniet. Resepte of enkele bestanddele word verweef met interessante - en soms komiese - vertellings.

So is daar onder andere die blikkie kondensmelk (engelemelk) waaruit menige kind die lekkerte gesuig het en die wonderlike kondensmelkbeskuit wat Ma gebak het, die laning granaatbome naby die plaasdam en die verleidelike granaatkoek waarmee jy jou gaste sal beïndruk, die reuk van kwepers wat in 'n Jewel-oond gebak is en die pluk van groenvye in die boord vir konfyt.

Van brood en beskuit, sop, hoof- en bygeregte tot poedings, koek, koekies en terte asook konfyt en blatjang: dis alles in hierdie kookboek vervat, wat ook vir onthaal, partytjies, reis en Kerstyd voorsiening maak. Willie nooi jou om sy resepte te neem, 'n bord kos te kook en dit te deel met die engele in jou lewe. Kom, wees 'n engel!

Adjusting The Boundaries - Helping Children And Teens Cope With Separation And Divorce (Paperback): Anne Cawood Adjusting The Boundaries - Helping Children And Teens Cope With Separation And Divorce (Paperback)
Anne Cawood
R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 In stock

The author will empower you to contain your children's anxiety and feelings of insecurity and to re-establish a measure of equilibrium as effectively as possible.

Using loads of case studies from her extensive files, Anne highlights the following:

  • How, when and where to inform your children in an age-appropriate and honest way;
  • Emotional support for you, the parent;
  • Guidance on effective parenting skills to help your children;
  • The how-to of active listening, anger management and clear, firm and consistent boundary setting - all with practical examples;
  • The legal process - with reference to the New Childrens Act - which emphasizes the principle of the best interests of the child being of paramount importance;
  • Assistance with compiling co-parenting agreements - taking in to account the ages and stages of the child, as well as possible limiting factors such as the need for supervised contact;
  • Tips regarding ongoing relationships with extended family and the introduction of new partners;
  • Advice to step-parents and parents who were never married before their separation
  • And much, much more...

This title deals with emotionally difficult issues in a clear, anecdotal manner, and has an over-riding theme of positivity. There is a strong message of hope and reconciliation with the emphasis on the power of choice and the importance of mind-set change in order to move on.

The Nourishing Cook - A Guide to Inspire Healthy & Creative Cooking (Paperback): Leah Itsines The Nourishing Cook - A Guide to Inspire Healthy & Creative Cooking (Paperback)
Leah Itsines
R390 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R60 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Self-taught cook and food blogger Leah Itsines is happiest when she's preparing delicious food for the people she loves. She's on a mission to help others make healthy eating an easy lifestyle choice by promoting creativity and con?dence in the kitchen.

With over 100 colourful recipes that are close to Leah's heart, The Nourishing Cook will inspire you to have a go and learn for yourself just how effortless it is to create nutritious meals that everyone will want to eat. You'll discover:

*A clear approach to nutrition for every meal.

*How to love making simple, yummy food by going back to cooking basics.

*Leah's tips for food shopping, setting up her kitchen and her all-time favourite staples.

*How to boost your energy and reset your body with her ?ve tailored 'days on a plate'.

Leah's passion for healthy, wholesome food shines through on every page, and the key ingredient here is balance - if you enjoy a varied diet that is flexible and full of wholefoods, you needn't deprive yourself of anything!

This is a specially formatted fixed-layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

I Quit Sugar - Simplicious Flow (Paperback): Sarah Wilson I Quit Sugar - Simplicious Flow (Paperback)
Sarah Wilson
R450 R339 Discovery Miles 3 390 Save R111 (25%) In stock

No time to cook? Healthy eating costs too much? The Healthy Family Meals Cookbook is your kitchen saviour. Wave bye-bye to slaving away in the kitchen for hours, our affordable recipes will give you the ultimate bang for your nutritional buck while also keeping those hard to please picky eaters happy. Oh, did we mention - all recipes cost $5.00 or less per serve! Yep, you read that right!

In this book you’ll find 40 family-friendly recipes including chapters on:

- Sunday Cook-ups: Start your week on the front foot and whip up our delicious beef roasts, slow cooked lambs or meatloaf recipe.

- Lovely Leftovers: Have a bit of everything but no idea what to cook? We’ve got you covered.

- Mid-Week Meals: Avoid mid-week madness; we’ve created a whole chapter chock-full of super speedy dinners that won’t break the bank.

- Friday Night Fun: We’ve transformed a few family favourites into healthy, nutritious meals. Burger, anyone?

- Family favourite desserts: Saving the best for last, we’ll show you how to create orange and almond cake, Mum’s jam slice or our 5-minute chocolate sweet potato crisps minus all the sugar.

Bush Cooking (Paperback): Rita Van Dyk Bush Cooking (Paperback)
Rita Van Dyk
R250 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R53 (21%) In stock

Bush Food is the answer when you’re camping and you’re in the mood for more than another boerie roll for supper. The recipes are new, innovati ve and, most importantly, easy! They’ve all been thoroughly tested and can beprepared over an open fi re or a camp stove, and are so tasty that you’ll want to use this book when you are at home.

If you enjoy cooking outdoors, whether under the stars in the bush, or just in your own backyard, Bush Cooking will be your constant companion.

Contents:

  • Camp Kitchen Packing list;
  • Hints and tips;
  • Breakfast;
  • Soup;
  • Fish and seafood;
  • Chicken;
  • Meat, Jaffles;
  • Pasta;
  • Vegetarian mains;
  • Vegetables;
  • Salads;
  • Side dishes;
  • Breads and bakes;
  • Low-carb meals;
  • Desserts
Your First Year Of Varsity - A Survival Guide For University And College (Paperback): Shelagh Foster, Lehlohonolo Mofokeng Your First Year Of Varsity - A Survival Guide For University And College (Paperback)
Shelagh Foster, Lehlohonolo Mofokeng
R190 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R39 (21%) In stock

Essential reading for matriculants, first year university and college students – and their parents!

Your First Year Of Varsity talks directly to Grade 12 learners and first year university and college students who arrive at their place of higher education filled with hopes, expectations, fears and dreams; yet with little understanding of what this new world means and how to adapt, grow – and graduate.

The book addresses all the rules, demands, behaviours, skills and cultural shifts that will turn an undergraduate into a viable part of higher education life. Foster and Mofokeng have written the book in plain English and it is accessible to anyone who can read a magazine or newspaper. An empathetic, no-nonsense and practical guide to understanding the cultural and academic divide between high school and college or university.

Gramadoela-Kos (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rita Van Dyk Gramadoela-Kos (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rita Van Dyk
R250 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R53 (21%) In stock

Gramadoela-kos is saamgestel om in die bos te kook wanneer jy ’n ietsie meer as net boerewors en pap elke aand wil voorberei. Die resepte is vars, innoverend en bowenal, maklik! Al die resepte is getoets en kan oor ’n oop vuur of ’n kampstofi e berei word, maar dit is so smaaklik dat jy dié boek selfs in jou kombuis of vir jou braai by die huis kan gebruik.

As jy daarvan hou om in die buitelug te kook, hetsy onder die sterre by ’n kampterrein in die gramadoelas of buite in jou agterplaas te braai, is hierdie boek net vir jou.

Food For Life - Delicious & Healthy Comfort Food from My Table to Yours! (Hardcover): Laila Ali Food For Life - Delicious & Healthy Comfort Food from My Table to Yours! (Hardcover)
Laila Ali 1
R490 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R191 (39%) In stock

Four-time undefeated boxing world champion, cooking personality, and passionate health advocate, Laila Ali's Food For Life features over 100 sassy recipes that will help you "swap it out."

In Laila's kitchen, nutrition is King, but flavor is Queen! In her debut cookbook, Laila shows you how to make knockout meals in ways that work with your busy and demanding life, so you can eat healthy, delicious food without feeling hungry!

Food for Life shares more than 100 of Laila's favorite recipes. Whether you're new to cooking, busy feeding a family, or ready to eat healthier, Food for Life will be your guidebook!

In Food for Life, you'll find real-life recipes to bring simple, healthy, hearty, and satisfying food to the table, such as:

- Stovetop Ratatouille

- Oven-"Fried" Chicken

- West Coast Southern Greens

- The Greatest of All Time Burger (her father's favorite)

- Heavenly Lemon Yogurt Cake

Real Food Kids Will Love - Over 100 Simple and Delicious Recipes for Toddlers and Up (Hardcover): Annabel Karmel Real Food Kids Will Love - Over 100 Simple and Delicious Recipes for Toddlers and Up (Hardcover)
Annabel Karmel 1
R360 R306 Discovery Miles 3 060 Save R54 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Annabel Karmel brings you a mouth-watering batch of never before seen recipes featuring delicious ingredients with serious nutritional credentials. With beautiful photographs and fresh design, this is an essential book for every modern parent. Chapters range from Fifteen Minute Meals to Healthy 'Fast Food', via Holiday Cooking with Kids and Lunchbox Snacks, and fresh, easy and modern dishes include Quinoa Chicken Fingers, Crispy Baked Cod, The Best Buttermilk Pancakes and Carrot Cake Balls.

The chapters are designed to make choosing a fuss-free dish simple. Many recipes include swap-outs to cater for those with food allergies, intolerances or particularly fussy eaters! There is a huge range of meat-free and vegan meal options as well as recipes including meat and fish.

Real Food for Kids offers everything today's parents are looking for once their babies are ready to start joining in with family mealtimes. Each dish is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family, while remaining simple, healthy, and not too salty or sugary for young children.

Never Again - A New Generation Draws The Line (Paperback): David Hogg, Lauren Hogg Never Again - A New Generation Draws The Line (Paperback)
David Hogg, Lauren Hogg
R205 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R106 (52%) In stock

From two students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement that arose after the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed. By the next morning, with seventeen classmates and faculty dead, they had joined the leadership of a movement to save their own lives, and the lives of all other young people in America. It's a leadership position they did not seek, and did not want--but events gave them no choice.

The morning after the massacre, David Hogg told CNN: "We're children. You guys are the adults. You need to take some action and play a role. Work together. Get over your politics and get something done."

This book is a manifesto for the movement begun that day, one that has already changed America--with voices of a new generation that are speaking truth to power, and are determined to succeed where their elders have failed. With moral force and clarity, a new generation has made it clear that problems previously deemed unsolvable due to powerful lobbies and political cowardice will be theirs to solve. Born just after Columbine and raised amid seemingly endless war and routine active shooter drills, this generation now says, "Enough!". This book is their statement of purpose, and the story of their lives. It is the essential guide to the #NeverAgain movement.

You make me possible - The love letters of Karina M. Szczurek & Andre Brink (Paperback): Karina M. Szczurek You make me possible - The love letters of Karina M. Szczurek & Andre Brink (Paperback)
Karina M. Szczurek
R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Novelist Andre Brink married Karina Szczurek when he was 71 and she was 29. They were together for 10 years before he died on a plane, beside her, high above Africa in February 2015. Selected and edited by Karina M. Szczurek, the love letters between herself and the writer Andre Brink included in You Make Me Possible tell in detail the story of how they met in Austria in December 2004, fell in love, and decided to forge a future together. The intense correspondence which followed in the weeks after their fateful encounter recounts their courtship in words, revealing their initially unacknowledged attraction, their fears and longings, and writing a new world of recognition and togetherness into being. The letters chronicle the time between their first meeting and Karina’s decision to relocate to South Africa to be with Andre in 2005 – a relationship which lasted until his death in 2015.

Low Carb Revolution (Paperback): Annie Bell Low Carb Revolution (Paperback)
Annie Bell 1
R463 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R100 (22%) In stock

Adopting a low carb diet doesn't mean you have to deprive yourself of delicious food. Award-winning food writer Annie introduces a diet that revolves around ingredients like chicken, salmon, shellfish and fresh seasonal vegetables. Every recipe lists the carbohydrate and protein values. Chapters include: * Soups * Elegant Eggs * Fish Shop Favourites * Burger Bar * Pies and Casseroles * Puddings The 140 innovative international recipes show that low carb food can still be filling and enticing, while helping you lose weight.

It's Only Blood - Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation (Paperback): Anna Dahlqvist It's Only Blood - Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation (Paperback)
Anna Dahlqvist; Translated by Alice E. Olsson
R233 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R39 (17%) In stock

Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood rendered invisible. In many parts of the world, poverty, culture and religion collide causing the taboo around menstruation to have grave consequences. Younger people who menstruate are deterred from going to school, adults from work, infections are left untreated. The shame is universal and the silence a global rule. In It's Only Blood Anna Dahlqvist tells the shocking but always moving stories of why and how people from Sweden to Bangladesh, from the United States to Uganda, are fighting back against the shame.

A Darker Shade Of Pale - A Memoir Of Apartheid South Africa (Paperback): Beryl Crosher-Segers A Darker Shade Of Pale - A Memoir Of Apartheid South Africa (Paperback)
Beryl Crosher-Segers
R250 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R35 (14%) In stock

A Darker Shade Of Pale tells the story of life as a person of mixed race in apartheid South Africa.

After the National Party gained power in South Africa in 1948, the all-white government took control by legislating their policies of racial segregation under a system called apartheid. Forced to live among the sand dunes and narrow streets of Council housing estates, through her mixed ancestry Beryl was classified as Coloured, not white enough or not black enough. This allowed the government to shape her life, where she was allowed to live, to attend school, to sit on the train, to work, and who she could marry.

Growing up in council housing estates on the Cape Flats in the 1960s and early 1970s it wasn’t until reaching high school that she discovered a richer life on the other side of the tracks for those classified as white. The stark reality of the inequality towards her skin colour made her question her ancestry and her parents’ acceptance of their classification. She was drawn to joining rallies to fight the government but at home any such discussions were strongly dismissed.

It is a remarkable story of the resilience of her parents, particularly her mother Sarah who recognised that the future for her children was through education. Sarah, faced with many challenges – the death of a young child, a husband suffering ill-health, five children to feed and to keep a roof over their head powered the way forward to increase their chances of a better life should apartheid crumble.

A Darker Shade Of Pale is a moving account of Beryl’s family and community life in segregated South Africa – the injustices, humiliation and challenges and finally finding acceptance when she moved to Australia in the 1980s.

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