Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times

Sue de Groot is a writer with a special interest in words, books, people, hedgehogs, cricket and the universe; a former scriptwriter for various drama series; and the winner of some awards. Currently completing a master's degree in applied ethics through Wits University's philosophy department.

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Media gets a bad press

There's a terrifying monster slouching around out there. It has been spotted by some who write letters to this and other papers. It is allegedly an ...

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Office buzzword that reeks of cadavers — coincidence? Don’t ...

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | I think, therefore I jab

One of the odder side effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the unexpected elevation of philosophers into the spotlight, writes Sue De Groot.

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Emoji are shameless and could use more shame

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | ‘Traders’ just like agitators

It is encouraging that some instigators of the “winter uprising” were arrested. If they get bail, let’s hope it comes with an injunction banning the ...

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
Barbara Masekela looks back on a life of love and loss in her new memoir

Barbara Masekela has written a memoir that embraces her childhood search for identity, a journey of discovery into the lives of those who gave her ...

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Hammer this in with a gavel: they say damages, you ask what’s ...

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Elements of surprise

Much has been written about what sets humans apart from other animals. A lot of theories have been disproved - elephants understand death; cats have ...

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Principled readers pour over books only when bored to tears

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
SUE DE GROOT | Classic case of Coviditis

While driving back from receiving my second vaccination (oh happy day), I had the radio tuned to what used to be my favourite station, writes Sue de ...