Pleasures of history – David Hilton-Barber

Talk delivered to the Society on 19 March 2016 in Cape Town. History (from Greek historia, meaning “inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation”) is the study of the past, specifically how it relates to humans.  Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who has been called “The Father of History” and was the first historian known to […]

Zonderwater – Peter Spargo

One of our most distinguished members has written a fascinating article first published on the Heritage Portal and which is referred to here with his permission and that of the Heritage Portal as well.  It is well worth reading the complete article.  Zonderwater – Almost certainly the largest Allied POW camp in the world – […]