"Easier for a camel" is a mystery novel based on the author's experiences in South Africa. The events were so strange that few people would believe them. When presented as fact, the... More > author's wife said, "You missed your vocation, you should have been a writer of fiction." Rewritten as fiction and presented to her as such, she said, "The trouble with it is it is not fiction, it's revenge."
This version is a mixture of fact and fiction, mostly the latter. The reader may distinguish between the two, bearing in mind that fact is stranger than fiction. It is a Christian novel that shows up much of the sham in conventional Christianity.< Less
On November 22nd 1999 the first successful run took place of a revolutionary type of vehicle. It used no gasoline but was electrically powered from the 400-volt mains, and was many times more... More > efficient than a conventional car. Apart from the wheels it had only one moving part, the fan runner and motor rotor, built as a unit. The design is maintenance-free and in full size production is expected to have a service life of at least 50 000 hours.
The body is a spheroid of minimum drag and optimum strength to mass ratio. It has a drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.05 and is lighter than a conventional design.
In a world where gasoline prices are rising daily and a scarce resource is becoming exhausted, it makes sense to use electric power for motor vehicles.
Motoring without gasoline describes the continuous development of electric transport systems by Talbot Electric (Pty) Ltd, a research and development company incorporated in the Republic of South Africa.< Less
"Revolutionizing transport" is a collection of documents describing the revolutionary transport systems devised by Talbot Electric (Pty) Ltd, a company incorporated in the Republic of South... More > Africa. These are infinitely sustainable transport systems that do not require gasoline or diesel fuels.< Less
The "Rain Queen" is the traditional ruler of the LoBedu tribe. Their tribal trust territory is in the north-east of the Province of Limpopo, South Africa. It has a romantic history... More > enshrined in the novels of Rider Haggard. "She" of his novel of that name was inspired by the Rain Queen. Credited with power over the weather, she was feared by other tribes. They believed that if they offended her she would inflict a drought on their territory. She was known as "She who must be obeyed."
"In the land of the Rain Queen" describes some of the highlights of the author's travels in that district, while preaching the gospel and ministering to the poor.< Less
Did she die a natural death, or was she poisoned? Many of her subjects believe that the short reign of Queen Modjadji Makobo VI was ended by witchcraft, or ritual murder. Here is a story of love and... More > intrigue, in a region noted for those qualities. She left a one year-old daughter, now heir to the throne, and a broken-hearted lover, who became an outcast from their society. In an attempt to get at the truth, veteran TV journalist, Bernard Briancon, planned to investigate, while making a documentary on this fascinating territory. He located John Talbot, who had been doing mission work in the territory since 1977. They enlisted the aid of Pastor David Lebea, founder of the first Christian church in the area. The book tells of their investigations and of evangelical work there since 1977.< Less
And when Jesus saw that he became very sorrowful, He said, “How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle... More > than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”
And those who heard it said, “Who then can be saved?”
But He said. “The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.”
Read how God did the impossible with a rich and talented scientist-industrialist who ate blue chips for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and of the incredible consequences of his entry into the kingdom of God.< Less
The Lord Jesus said in Luke 18:29-30 that, if we leave our wife for the kingdom of God's sake, we shall receive manifold more wives in this present age. This book is both a Bible study on this... More > subject and an account of the author's experience. If you love women this book is for you.< Less
Inventions of Professor Zonderbaard is a book of comic fiction about a crackpot inventor living in a Double Dutch speaking community in the Baviaanskloof Valley. Much of the book is political satire... More > and some public figures may recognise themselves in it. If so, it would be merely a coincidence, according to an Important Notice in the book.
While comic, many principles are illustrated and it contains solutions to some of the problems of the New South Africa and shows how silly some really are. This is fun for all ages.< Less