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Sue De Groot

Sue De Groot

    Civilisation be damned
    Civilisation be damned
    Canadian man of letters Robertson Davies gave me two precepts to which I fervently adhere. The first is: "Self-pity is commonly held to be...
    Imperial island
    Imperial island
    When my boyfriend tells people that he proposed to me at the site of Napoleon's tomb on St Helena Island, they smile as though humouring a macabre...
    Island idyll
    Island idyll
    It's not surprising that a few decades ago South African mercenaries tried to stage a coup in the Seychelles. Who wouldn't want ownership of a...