Hierdie memoir is, soos Andre Brink dit self stel, 'n reaksie op "'n behoefte à om nader te kyk na party gebeurtenisse in my lewe wat ek nog nie genoegsaam ondersoek het nie; baie dinge wat ek nog nie verstaan nie; baie wat my seergemaak of verras of vreugde veroorsaak hetà"
This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of Gold fields, one of the world's great mining companies. If it is true that 'Big business' is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all.
How do human beings show their love? With smiles! Ingrid Marn has been travelling the world since she was a child, capturing people in diverse locations and situations, yet with so much in common. This book is a celebration of life and humanity, containing the heart-warming affirmation that we are positively and delightfully all connected.
Beyond the Castle provides entertaining and enlightening stories from a Disney insider's three-decade career. This look behind the castle doors offers playful and practical principles that will guide readers on the path to their own "happily ever after."
Steve Hayner was serving as president of Columbia Seminary and was healthy and fit when he found out he had terminal pancreatic cancer. These pages, including reflections from some of those closest to Steve and his wife Sharol, offer us a hope-filled glimpse into what it means to walk with God in honesty, with joy, even through great pain.
The story of Napoleon and Betsy Balcombe is unusual and fascinating. A fallen Emperor makes friends with an impudent and spirited English girl just about to celebrate her thirteenth birthday. Written by Betsy herself in later life it is a charming story. Napoleon was deeply upset when the Balcombe family departed for England and gave her mementoes.
Madame Ambassador is an intimate description of what being an ambassador is really like. Tova Herzl draws on her twenty-one year career and shares her unique experiences as a single, Jewish orthodox woman serving as Israel's Ambassador to paint a vivid, entertaining picture of the lives and work of contemporary diplomats.
A heartfelt and moving recollection by Sandra Sabatini, the author of the classic Breath, of her encounters and training under the guidance of Vanda Scaravelli, whose book Awakening the Spine inspired generations of yoga practitioners. With photographs by David Darom.
Unshackled Spirit reveals detailed accounts from incarcerated prisoners of war in WWII. Individual and personal wartime logs composed by these men create opportunities to read and view life behind the wire. The spirit to continue fighting is examined and the subsequent purchase of a Spitfire with their own funds despite their captor's security.
Autism rates are on the rise, and many parents wonder what the lives of their children may be like in the future. This story of one woman's experience growing up with Asperger's illustrates both the experiences and obstacles someone on the spectrum may face-and offers hope that they may lead successful, rewarding, and very rich lives.
A title that was inspired by the author's journey to becoming confident and feeling happy about who she is. It presents the things she has learnt and intends to reveal her top tips on fashion, beauty, love, friendship, YouTube... and more.
In August 2014, Farida, like any ordinary teenage girl, was enjoying the summer holidays. But Farida lived in the mountains of northern Iraq. Her village was an ISIS target. ISIS jihadists murdered the men and boys, before taking Farida and the other women prisoner. This is the story of what happened to Farida after she was captured.
The author along with their friends gather in a derelict stone house in the hills above Italy's Orvieto, sit down to a beautiful supper, drink their beloved local wines, and talk. In this book, she reveals how her friends share their food and all that life has offered them - the good and the bad.