Statue of Edward Carson in the grounds of Stormont Castle, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Politician and lawyer Edward Carson, who in 1921 stated 'Let them see that the Catholic minority have nothing to fear from a Protestant majority' It took a long time for his words to come true in Northern Ireland.

A picture of the statue of Edward Carson, Stormont Castle, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

olive Schreiner's Grave - In accordance with her wishes, Olive, her husband Samuel Cronwright, their baby and dog were buried here on Buffelskop, about 15 kilometres south of Cradock. The grave is a dome-shaped sarcophagus, as the ground was too rocky to dig a hole. It’s a powerful and hauntingly beautiful spot.

Olive Schreiner's Grave - on Buffelskop, about 15 kilometres south of Cradock.

Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner

The myth of the “white man's country” - the unification of South Africa, 31 May 1910 Olive Schreiner

Grave of Louis Leipoldt Ceres

Flavour of the Month – Jakkals Kos – Leipoldt’s Food and Wine

Flavour of the Month – Jakkals Kos – Leipoldt’s Food and Wine

Africana Books - !! SKAARS !! MET DIE BOERE IN DIE VELD deur SARAH ...

SKAARS !! MET DIE BOERE IN DIE VELD deur SARAH RAAL, 1ste DRUK 1938

Africana Books - !! SKAARS !! MET DIE BOERE IN DIE VELD deur SARAH ...

"The sad irony comes when you compare the theme of Leipoldt’s poem with that of Schreiner when she writes, “Give back my dead!”. Leipoldt admires the persistence of the freedom fighter against all odds, and respects and affirms his or her sacrifice. Schreiner mourns the great and irretrievable loss in achieving it."     - Interview about Cape Rebels at the National Arts Festival | LitNet

Interview about Cape Rebels at the National Arts Festival

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December 1880 – 12 April first Table Talk posting pays homage C. Louis Leipoldt, the gastronomic godfather of South Africa.

Edward Carson - the victorious Counsel in the Archer-Shee case on which Terence Rattigan based The Winslow Boy.

Edward Carson - the victorious Counsel in the Archer-Shee case on which Terence Rattigan based The Winslow Boy. He was also involved in the conviction of Oscar Wilde.

Sir Edward Carson: he  was  willing to carry resistance to Home Rule to almost any length, legal or illegal. Photograph:    Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Sir Edward Carson: he was willing to carry resistance to Home Rule to almost any length, legal or illegal.

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