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Jetsetting with Janet – win with Radio Helderberg ✈️

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Tune in this Friday afternoon at 14:15 for the weekly Travel Programme, Jetsetting with Janet , proudly sponsored by MLT CAR HIRE AND TOURS . Janet Pillai shares immersive travel adventures whilst keeping you informed of bucket list experiences and hidden gems in various parts of our country. Jet-setting with Janet – keeping you up to date with all the latest travel trends & topics – be sure to tune in every Friday at 11:10am and listen carefully to how you can stand a chance to win one of the weekly prizes and give-aways. Join Janet this this week’s exciting programme! Radio Helderberg 93.6FM · Jet-setting with Janet Travel Programme – 06 Aug Discover Adventure, Discover Yourself. 93.6fm | | Whatsapp 082 870 4496   | Tune in every Friday morning at 11:10am for the weekly Travel Programme, Jet-setting with Janet, …

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Joanne Joseph releases her first novel – Children of Sugarcane


Media personality Joanne Joseph has released a new work of fiction, Children of Sugarcane.Vividly set against the backdrop of 19th century India and the British-owned sugarcane plantations of Natal, written with great tenderness and lyricism, Children of Sugarcane paints an intimate and wrenching picture of indenture told from a woman’s perspective.Shanti, a bright teenager stifled by life in rural India and facing an arranged marriage, dreams that South Africa is an opportunity to start afresh. The Colony of Natal is where Shanti believes she can escape the poverty, caste, and troubling fate of young girls in her village. Months later, after a harrowing sea voyage, she arrives in Natal only to discover the profound hardship and slave labour that await her.Spanning four decades and two continents, Children of Sugarcane demonstrates the lifegiving power of love, heartache, and the indestructible bonds between family and friends. …

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Rabindranath Tagore – a dreamy 160th anniversary playlist – May 7

Rabindranath Tagore

One of India’s brightest lights, Rabindranath Tagore, was born on May 7th, 1861. He is famous for being the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in 1913 for his literary work. While he is strongly identified with Eastern India and the Bengali Renaissance, his works have been inclusive and adopted by all India. Playlist of history, poems and music. Click on menu top right to select individual videos Stories by Rabindranath Tagore and the Bengali Renaissance His style of writing, dreamy prose and romance was perfect for the Edwardian era in Europe and propelled him to fame. A good sense of his art can be found in the Netflix series Stories By Rabindranath Tagore. We believe that the treatment has been good and fair, with minor modern interpretations that don’t spoil his writing. None of his work was accidental, …

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