James Small: A Rugby World Cup star who blazed brightly

James Small’s premature death from a heart attack at the age of 50 has closed the book on a complex and charismatic character — the rugby star who ...

Lions on a plane: inseparable brothers fly to their new home

Not many vets make house calls by charter plane.

The accidental activist: The story of SABC 8's Foeta Krige

Foeta Krige, the veteran radio broadcaster who helped fell the rotten trunk of the SABC, is not comfortable in the limelight. He is of the school of ...

Meet the South African who made 'Dumbo' fly

People can be in strange places when the call comes through that will change their lives. Hal Couzens was up a tree in the Hollywood Hills. It was ...

Throwback Thursday: 2018 was a thrilling year for women in crime

Several heavyweights of crime writing have sidelined their male heroes in favour of tough, baddie-busting women, writes Sue de Groot

Bertrand Cafe is a little piece of Paris in the Joburg CBD

The croissants are flown in from France especially for this enlightened corner of Africa

John Vlismas doesn't care if his comedy about death kills the room

John Vlismas' favourite type of humour is what he calls 'horror's neighbour'. And you can expect plenty of it in 'The End', his one-man show about ...

Travel will cure you of your English-speaker's snobbery

There's nothing like going abroad to expose the sins of English speakers, and cure us of our prejudices, writes Sue de Groot

SUE DE GROOT | Murder is not just murder by numbers

The number 57 has murdered sleep. If 57 people are murdered every day, no wonder we're having sleepless nights.

6 things NOT to do if you want to win an argument

Twitter's reduced our ability to argue coherently or effectively but it's not entirely to blame. Here's how to use proper logic to prove everyone ...