Julienne du Toit

Julienne du Toit
Julienne du Toit and her husband Chris Marais run www.karoospace.co.za, the definitive website on the Karoo region of South Africa. They are also the authors of Karoo Keepsakes I and II (print), owners of an e-Bookstore on Karoo Space and have a new book 'Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa' - order by sending co-author Julienne an email to info@karoospace.co.za. Julienne and Chris live and work in Cradock, in the Eastern Karoo.
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KAROO DIARY: The Farce of Fracking Consultations

Since early 2011, the ANC Government has been promising the people of the Karoo that they would be consulted before any decision to exploit...
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KAROO DIARY: Show Time in Prince Albert!

Karoo towns are never the first choice for those seeking the bright lights. Prince Albert, though, is an exception. It’s worth waiting until dark to...
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KAROO DIARY: Snow Business

If you’re warm and you’re safe, it’s such a jol to be in the Karoo when it snows... This weekend the forecasters predicted a serious...
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Ouma Rusks Legend – KAROO DIARY, South Africa

The fabulous South African rusk has been a staple of Karoo travel, going back to the 1700s. If you were an explorer, a hunter, a...

KAROO DIARY: Shopping in a Country Town

Around about the time that we we’d just moved to Cradock from Joburg, I was debriefed on the art of shopping in a small...
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Karoo Diary – Long, Lazy, Laundry Days

A friend who lives in London tells me one of her finest memories of South Africa is of going to sleep between bed sheets...

KAROO DIARY: Food from the Heartland

Right now, the little town of Bedford in the Eastern Cape is frantically a-bustle under its normal serene exterior. The Old Gaol is being festooned....

Update from the Karoo: What the Frack is Going On?

The Karoo lies at the heart of South Africa in many ways. Its spirit of place lies in silence, open horizons, flat-topped hills, windpumps,...


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