Karoo Ramblings

Author: David Biggs
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 9781868729418
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The reminiscences about his childhood growing up in the Karoo and other tales gleaned from family and friends will have reader guffawing with laughter and nodding in appreciation.

Karoo Ramblings Short Stories And Tall Tales

Author: David Biggs
ISBN: 9780620476546
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In this little book he takes us on a whimsical journey through this fascinating country, stopping along the way to discover a little history, meet some very unusual people and share a few strange stories that may even be true.

At The Fireside

Author: Roger Webster
Publisher: New Africa Books
ISBN: 9780864865823
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South Africa a Century ago. Smith, Elder and Company, UK. Benade, Therese.
2004. Kites of Good Fortune. David Philip, Cape Town. Biggs, David. 2004.
Karoo Ramblings. Struik, Cape Town. Bloomhill, Greta. 1962. Witchcraft in Africa.
Howard B. Timmins, Cape Town. Brownley, The Honourable Chas. 1896.
Reminiscences of Kaffir Life and History. Lovedale Mission Press, South Africa
Bulpin, T.V. 1955. Storm over the Transvaal. Howard B. Timmins, Cape Town.
Bulpin, T.V. 1970.

Timeless Karoo

Author: Jonathan Deal
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They will think nothing of pumping a dam dry in the height of the summer to
irrigate fields of carrots, onions and lucerne - or of sinking many new boreholes in
a year to force out thick streams of precious underground Karoo water. They
should heed the warning of David Biggs in his book, Karoo Ramblings: Above A
lone Zebra grazes contentedly in Karoo scrub at the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
near Barrydale. Today every farm camp has its windmill. Windmills should be the
emblem of ...

Jewish Affairs

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A recently published book by David Biggs, Karoo Ramblings, includes passages
that explain in a nutshell the causes of the disappearance of the Jews from the
small country towns, and they are as valid for Stellenbosch as they are for the
Karoo: In almost every little Karoo town you'll find a synagogue, usually now used
as something else: a museum, perhaps, or a library or possibly a private home.
The story behind these buildings is similar in every Karoo dorp. Only the names
are ...

The African Book Publishing Record

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Biggs AUTHOR INDEX Biggs, D., Grogan, T. Karoo ramblings. Short stories and
tall tales. ISBN: 1868729419 168pp. col.pl. Struik Publ 2004 SA Biko, S. I write
what I like. rev.entry 3rd ed. ISBN: 1770100067 244pp. R95.00 Picador 2003 SA [
Southern Africa only] Blacklaws, T. Karoo boy. ISBN: 1919930256 208pp. R1
10.00 Double Storey 2004 SA [Southern Africa only] Bolding, A., Mutimba, J., van
der Zaag, P., eds. Interventions in smallholder agriculture. Implications for
extension in ...

The Eastern Cape Naturalist

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Ramblings. of. an. Entomologist.... G.J. Petty and D.P. Keetch How many people
in this busy age of ours find the time to stop to watch the antics and behaviour of
the so-called lesser creatures of our world - the insects and spiders in particular?
Those who do will find much of ... During the course of these studies he would sit
in the veld near a road, sometimes for hours on end in the hot sun of a remote
Karoo district, and take notes on his observations. Early one morning a passing ...

Selected Writings

Author: Richard Rive
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stony Karoo farm that Olive Schreiner reserves her best writing. One has only to
read the description given in the opening chapter of The Story of an African Farm,
the essentially 'romantic' scene, and contrast ... is repudiated by her lover after
confessing that she had once been seduced, and Rebekah discovers the
unfaithfulness of her husband, Frank. Olive Schreiner's ramblings, her
digressions, her habit of breaking into allegories or stories on her favourite
themes, whether the plot 94.

The Nebraska Educational Journal

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In this same section we note a splendid volume for older boys by George Buch
and Boris Artzybasheff whose title, What Makes the Wheels Go Round, suggests
the content Books having the same obvious intent — to give information — but
written in a more fictitious manner and for younger children are such titles as
Karoo the Kangaroo by Kurt Wiese, the well-known author and illustrator, and
Paddlewings: The Penguin of Galapagos by Wilfred Bronson. An interesting
placard meets ...

The Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art

Author: John Douglas Cook
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The author is recommended to us as representative of " the new Russia." But the
book deals with the old regime. Continuing to survey mankind from Russia to the
Karoo, we may be allowed to go round by America and give a word of
appreciation to Mr. Jim Tully. His theme is the " hobo " ; his story is genuinely
picaresque, and apparently first-hand ; he tells the ugly incidents of ramblings
and sufferings with that philosophic and ironical detachment which is, one
supposes, the essential ...