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New authors:
Johan De Kock, junior
Gillian Mercuur
Hilton Biscombe
Marié Stander
Hannes Lochner
Elise Bodley
Ben-Erik van Wyk

Stellenbosch Artists

The exclusive evening to celebrate the unveiling of Tretchikoff's Chinese Girl at Delaire Graff Estate on Friday 29th November 2013. Photos
The glorious Namibian nightsky

Updated 31 October 2012
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The website, Stellenbosch Writers, was launched in May 2000 and the book Stellenbosch Writers was published in 2005.
After 32 years living in 'the most beautiful house', we moved to Helderberg Village, Somerset West.
Red carpet show 3 December 2013
A special edition of Zettelwitz commemorates 50 years of De Hoge Hoek in 2012
Stellenbosch WritersNew books 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006
Artist's portraits of famous Stellenbosch Authors
Author's dogs and cats
Special Birthdays

Are you a Stellenbosch Writer?
Please keep your information updated, you are welcome to add a poem or an excerpt from your work to your page.
My letter to authors (updated 9 April 2015)

Authors of the day:

New authors:
Johan De Kock, junior
Gillian Mercuur
Hilton Biscombe
Marié Stander
Elise Bodley
Elise Bodley

Ben-Erik van Wyk
Aart Bijl

I am always grateful for more information on authors, especially those who are marked (*) in the author's list.

Special Birthdays:

Eddie van Dijk
30.8.: Louis Esterhuizen
14.9.: Eddie van Dijk

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Stellenbosch WritersNew books 2015:

Renata Coetzee, Food Culture of the First Humans on Planet Earth, 2015
Hans Fransen , Cape Barock - and the contribution of Anton Anreith, SunMedia, 2015
Albert Grundlingh, War and Society: Participation and Remembrance - South African Black and Coloured Troops in the First World War, 1914-1918, SunMedia, 2015
Adriaan Liebenberg, The Brain Surgeon's Diet / Die breinchirug se Dieet, Penguin Random House SA, 2015
Daniel Hugo, Takelwerk, Human & Rousseau, 2015
Ode Krige, Carl Otto Hager - argitek tot eer van god, 1813 - 1898, Hemel & See boeke, 2015
This website presents some 550 authors of books. It is my service to the community and was created to present Stellenbosch authors of books, thereby giving an idea what is going on in this lovely university town in the middle of South Africa's winelands. It was also my tool to find the information for the book, which was published in March 2005. Only 300 copies were printed. Get hold of the book, Stellenbosch Writers, as long as it is available!    Introduction    Acknowledgements
Congratulations on the book. It is an excellent job. To paraphrase an old Afrikaans poem , who could ever think that Stellenbosch has so many writers. You have performed a great service!
Hermann Giliomee
This book will be a valuable piece of Stellenbossiana.
Gerrit Kruger
We are still adding new authors
  • who live or have lived in Stellenbosch
  • who worked or studied here and
  • who have already published a book (no matter in which language).
New author's pages are not gratis anymore, but updates are free. My fees
353 author's pages were published in the book, Stellenbosch Writers.
An example    Join the list here or just contact us.

Artists of Stellenbosch: you are invited to order your own gallery at a discount!   
Author's cats and dogs   Send your photos now!
Guests: Book authors and artists who come here to work or perform can get a web page as a guest at a special discount. Their names will be found on the authors list.


Salon hoogste hoek

Jubilee edition
A special edition of Zettelwitz commemorates 50 years of De Hoge Hoek in 2012
Practice your languages with Zettelwitz
New e-Books: Zauberer Zettelwitz vom Tafelberg
Table Mountain Wizard e-book
Die Towenaar vanTafelberg E-Boek
Softcover bilingual editions:
Zauberer Zettelwitz - Table Mountain Wizard (German - English)
Die Towenaar van Tafelberg - Table Mountain Wizard (Afrikaans - English).

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Quotes of the day:

Humans think they are smarter than dolphins because we build cars and buildings and start wars, etc., and all that dolphins do is swim in the water, eat fish, and play around. Dolphins believe that they are smarter for exactly the same reasons.
Douglas Adams

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Mahatma Gandhi.

No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Nelson Mandela

Great spirits have always been violently oppressed by mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein

Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.
Bertrand Russell

Schöne Tage - nicht weinen, dass sie vergangen, sondern lächeln, dass sie gewesen.
Rabindranath Tagore

Wer im Gedächtnis seiner Lieben lebt, der ist nicht tot, der ist nur fern; tot ist nur, wer vergessen wird.
Immanuel Kant

Was ist ein Einbruch in eine Bank gegen die Gründung einer Bank?
What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
Bertolt Brecht, Dreigroschenoper (Beggar's Opera)

Read this article: Gangster Bankers - Too Big to Jail

There is no doubt that I have lots of words inside me; but at moments, like rush-hour traffic at the mouth of a tunnel, they jam.
John Updike

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Groucho Marx

I have difficulty with the notion that art must be challenging.
Paul Emsley

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.
Dorothy Parker

Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
Oscar Wilde

I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't.
W. Somerset Maugham

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
Dr. Seuss

Anything too stupid to be said is sung.

Found at verba-volant.net and at The Quotations Page
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Jacquie Lawson e-cards
e-Card of the Day

At amazon.de: Kindle Paperwhite, 15 cm (6 Zoll) hochauflösendes Display mit integrierter Beleuchtung, WLAN

Links of the day:

The Grand Budapest Hotel, DVD

Downton Abbey: A Moorland Holiday (Christmas Special 2014), DVD

Breaking Bad: Series 1-5 - Complete DVDs

Sherlock: Series 1-3 DVDs

Everybody should read this and help save the world from super greedy super powers: John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Bertie du Plessis: Technology transforms education

Downton Abbey Series 1-5 Blueray

Ian Sinclair; Phil Hockey; Warwick Tarboton; Peter Ryan, Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2014
The new much enlarged edition

Vernon Head, The Search for the Rarest Bird in the World

Steiner Binoculars for birdwatchers

Mandela's letter from 27 February 1975

In memoriam, Klaus, 1968-2013

A clever play of words - My pen is my wonderland. An ad based on a poem that reads the same in English & Afrikaans

The most beautiful house
Article in Eikestadnuus
27 August 2013

The Cuckoo's Calling
Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling's first crime novel), The Cuckoo's Calling, Little, Brown & Company, 2013
More Thrillers and Crime

Life Of Pi


Famous People Painting with links to Wikipedia

Video of the day:
This short video of the performance of Ravel's Bolero is fascinating for it's setting in Denmark. Wonderful music, excellent film!

Your daily share of drama - marvellous!

Book of the day:
Bobby Henderson, The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
, Villard Books, 2006

Precise Edit: provides editing, proofreading, and manuscript analysis for authors, businesses, students and other individuals. We are leaders in great communication. www.PreciseEdit.com and Converting for Kindle

Fantastic Cape Town Panoramas by Johan Koering

Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?
Financial crooks brought down the world's economy - but the feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them

Thousands of free e-books

Why modern education fails
This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award.

Science, Reason and Critical Thinking
A Blog in Words and Pictures by Crispian Jago

Arrest the former British prime minister, Tony Blair, for crimes against peace

Harold Pinter - Nobel Lecture:
Art, Truth & Politics


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