Nadine Gordimer’s Literary Footprint

Nadine Gordimer was one of Africa’s most successful authors and the first South African to win a Nobel Prize for literature in 1991. As an anti-apartheid stalwart her writings tackled the injustices of a racially divided state, which resulted in many of her books being serially banned by the Apartheid regime. Over the course of her literary career, which spanned more than six decades, Nadine Gordimer wrote many short stories and more than 30 books, including the award-winning novel, The Pick-Up and The Conservationist for which she won the Booker Prize — one of literature’s most prestigious...
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Buying Guide: Xbox One vs PS4

Microsoft and Sony are at it again; releasing gaming consoles that are  pretty much on par when it comes to technical specifications and playability. Thing is, if you’re considering a gaming console upgrade, or simply investing in one for the first time – what should you consider before forking out a hefty sum of money? Price will probably not be a deciding factor, considering that a PS4 and Kinectfree Xbox One retail at very similar prices. Other features that come into play include graphics, CPU processors, memory, TMU, design, weight, control usability, accessories and so forth. (See graphic...
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How will you be celebrating Mandela Day?

“It is time for new hands to lift the burdens. It is in your hands now” – Nelson Mandela, 27 June 2008. The late Nelson Mandela spoke these words at his 90th birthday celebration in London, and this statement inspired the Mandela Day project. Today, Mandela Day is an internationally recognised cause, one that is celebrated by people devoting 67 minutes of their time to give back to their community. Every minute represents each year that Mandela dedicated to uplifting his community, South Africa. Mandela Day 2014 marks the first celebration since Mandela’s passing last December. It also...
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How to Become a Wedding Photographer

You enjoy taking photographs enough that you forked out a pretty penny to buy a “bells and whistles” digital SLR camera, and took the time to learn how to use it properly. You’ve photographed just about every family function, friendly gathering and landscape you could focus your lens on, and praise for your photographic skills are never in short supply. You upload your work to social media and followers are at a steady, albeit slow climb.  Hashtag, you’re ready to take on a real photo shoot – a wedding photo shoot. Freelancing as a wedding photographer… Now that you’ve...
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