Julienne du Toit

Julienne du Toit
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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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