Tag: Republic

  • June 18th, 2011 — Viva the Republic!

    As the sky lanterns drifted perilously near the thatched roof of the Drostdy Museum, the Revolution of Swellendam looked like it may begin with the sort of conflagration that would hit International Press, as some of the oldest buildings in South Africa were in danger of burning down in dramatic fashion.  But the wind lifted […]