2005 English Alive - English Alive
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2005 English Alive

Editor: Robin Malan

This is the annual edition for 2005, the thirty-ninth edition, edited by Sarah Johnson. It features front-cover and back-cover artwork by Senzwa Gum (Pinelands High School).


There are 56 pieces.

It features the work of, among others, Emma de Wet (Victoria Girls’ High School), Siphokazi Kawa (St Cyprian’s School), Jesse Lerm (Pinelands High School), Ben Schermbrucker (Constantia Waldorf School)


The back cover features this quotation:

I have music in me!

Good, sensuous, absolute music,

Contabile, legato, andante, allegro;

Music in is truest and greatest form.

I have music in me!

Can you sense it?

– Siphokazi Kawa (St Cyprian’s School)


It contains news of these ex-English Alivers:


Ken Barris (English Alive editor 1993), Justin Fox (English Alive contributor 1984–5, South African College High School), Jeremy Gordin (English Alive contributor 1968, Brakpan High School, 1969–70, Damelin College), Ann Harries (English Alive assistant editor 1968–9), Duane Jethro (English Alive contributor 2001–2, Plumstead High School), Karen Jeynes (English Alive contributor 1995, 1997, Westerford High School), Shaun Johnson (English Alive contributor 1976, Hyde Park High School), David Lan (English Alive contributor 1967–9, Westerford High School), Ben Maclennan (English Alive contributor 1974, St Andrew’s College Grahamstown), Robin Malan (English Alive assistant founding editor 1967–70, editor 1995–2004), Martin Plaut (English Alive contributor 1967, Cape Town High School), Anél Powell (English Alive contributor 1992, Rustenburg High School for Girls), Henrietta Rose-Innes (English Alive contributor 1985–89, Westerford High School), Henk Rossouw (English Alive contributor 1995, Milnerton High School), David Schalkwyk (English Alive contributor 1971, St Andrew’s School Bloemfontein), Rob Turrell (English Alive contributor 1968, Michaelhouse), Elaine Unterhalter (English Alive contributor 1967–9, Kingsmead College).


Price: R45