At Country Life we offer a unique mix of travel, lifestyle, heritage, conservation, green living and food and wine online and in print. Join us on our journey across southern Africa as we hop from town to dorpie to hamlet and back again to introduce you to the people and places that make up our beautiful countryside.
Nancy RIchards spoke to SA cricket industry icon Ali Bacher last year upon the release of his book "South Africa's greatest bowlers". She goes behind the scenes of his fascinating career and the stories that made up the book.
Marguerite Poland is a South African writer and author of eleven children's books. Her latest novel is based on a true story in which Stephen (Malusi) Mzamane, a young Anglican priest, must journey to his mother’s rural home to inform her of his older brother’s death. It's a tale of going away and the difficulty of returning and was recently nominated for The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Nancy goes behind the story with the author and discusses the themes that have resonated over a lifetime.
Author Carol Campbell has released her third book The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (Umuzi) in January 2019. Nancy sat down with her to talk about her life in Scotland, where she wrote her latest novel and her love of the Karoo.
Former director of the South African National Gallery Marilyn Martin has released a book about the history of this notable art archive. Nancy Richards sits down with Marilyn on the latest Country Life Podcast.
Writer Mike Nicol has released another crime novel called Sleeper (Umuzi). In the latest Country Life podcast, he chats to Nancy Richards about the crime thriller genre and its popularity around the globe.
In the latest episode of the Country Life Podcast, Nancy Richards chats to travel writer Sihle Khumalo about his latest book Rainbow Nation, My Zulu Arse (Umuzi) as well as his first book, Dark Continent, My Zulu Arse (Umuzi).