Tag: French

  • Jessica and Pieter-Jacobus

        All the while she gazed out her upstairs window – the bright moonlit Transvaal winter’s night revealed a fantasy landscape before her. It was a stage upon which she could set the actors as she wished.

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  • The Little Prince – Book Review Part Two

      In the original book review, I discussed aspects of the book written by Antoine De Saint-Exupery. See Previous publication. However, as promised, I will now take you on a behind the scenes journey in terms of the lives of the author and his wife, Consuelo Suncin and finally the death of the author.

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  • The Little Prince

      A Book Review The Little Prince was authored by Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1943), a French nobleman, in 1943. De Saint-Exupery was an aviator and the author of several bestselling novels, but the Little Prince far exceeded his wildest dreams.

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  • What Land Belongs to Who….?

    In May 2015 Thomas Beddy responded to a comment by our then President Jacob Zuma on Facebook. In the run-up to our next general election, like most countries in the world, hot headed politicians are, in one form or another, broadcasting all manner of gross exaggerations to the their followers and the electorate in general. […]

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  • Saint Pinard

        Saint Pinard I recall some years ago a conversation I had with a French family, concerning my origins. At the time it raised much mirth among them resulting in the only member of the family, who could speak English, confiding in me. “Peter” he said, “This name, Pinard is a beet of a […]

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  • The Little Prince

      A Book Review The Little Prince was authored by Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1943), a French nobleman, in 1943. De Saint-Exupery was an aviator and the author of several bestselling novels, but the Little Prince far exceeded his wildest dreams.

    Read more