Rose Willis: Chronicler of the Karoo

Voices of the Past is based largely on information collated and disseminated by Ms Rose Willis of Bloemfontein. Rose began collecting snippets of historical information in 1990 in Beaufort West, and issues the monthly newsletter, Rose’s Roundup. This little journal has built up a loyal readership, and you can join them by contacting Rose at Rose also wrote The Karoo Cookbook, filled with tasty recipes, exquisite food photography, and images of Karoo landscapes. The book is available from online booksellers such as Amazon and Takealot. For more information about Rose, visit: