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Alex Coutts
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Academic, retired Deputy Rector, author, artist
Academic, retired Deputy Rector, author, artist

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DURBAN CALEDONIANS BURNS LUNCH
DURBAN
CALEDONIANS BURNS LUNCH 24
JANUARY 2016   This document records the lunch organised in the Hunt
Road Masonic Lodge by the Durban Caledonians on 24 January 2016, to honour the
birthday of Scottish poet and intellectual Robbie Burns. It serves to show ...
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The South African School System Needs Rebuilding.
The South African School System  Needs Rebuilding   Letter to the Editor, The Mercury, 5 October 2015   The Mercury and other newspapers have carried many
insightful articles recently on the triumphs and travails of our national
education system, including ...
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Educate your child through sport
Educate your child through sport Do your children play sport? Do
your children play sport? If so, are you as a parent aware of how educative the
experience can be for them, if only an adult would be present to identify
educative experiences as they arise, a...
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How to clarify a problem
How to clarify a problem Have you sometimes
tried to tackle a complex problem without being clear about what you’re doing? Unless
you’re clear, you might even waste time on trying to fix the wrong problem,
or you might tackle some apparent issue that is not...
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Elephants! An excerpt from The big five, a children’s novel
Elephants! An excerpt from The big five , a children’s novel         After an hour of trudging in silence, they saw a distant
line of trees and sighed with relief. They would find water. The landscape had
become a furnace as mid-day approached and they had ...
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13 JUNE 2015 INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM AWARENESS DAY
13 JUNE 2015 INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM
AWARENESS DAY I feel sick at reading of the atrocities committed against
persons with an absence of melanin (known as oculocutaneous albinism), in
Tanzania and more than twenty other African countries. Harassment also occ...
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Memories of the Edgewood Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Memories of the
Edgewood Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The book mentioned above is in the library of the University
of KwaZulu-Natal. It describes the transition from a whites-only institution to
one fully non-racial. It is written from the poi...
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Xenophobia South Africa; turning the tide
Xenophobia
South Africa; turning the tide Because of their complexity and depth, the
tides and currents of xenophobia that have swirled though our country will only
return to calm if diverse, precisely targeted strategies are used to ease
tensions. Foremost...
Xenophobia South Africa; turning the tide
Xenophobia South Africa; turning the tide
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Xenophobia South Africa
Xenophobia South Africa     Desperate people are fleeing out of both ends of Africa; the
north and the south. In North Africa, refugees are searching for a better life
in already-crowded Europe. Many have come from war-torn countries. As a result
of despera...
Xenophobia South Africa
Xenophobia South Africa
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Xenophobia: quo vadis, South Africa?
Xenophobia: quo vadis, South Africa?   Recent events in and around my home city Durban have sent
shivers down the spines of South Africans. Xenophobic attacks have occurred
against foreigners, initially amongst owners of small businesses in Isipingo, centra...
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