Sue de Groot Deputy features editor: Sunday Times

Sue de Groot is a writer with a special interest in words, books, people, hedgehogs, cricket and the universe; a former scriptwriter for various drama series; and the winner of some awards. Currently completing a master's degree in applied ethics through Wits University's philosophy department.


The flower that colour-coded piglets and bloomed on a dead star’s lips

There is, to my knowledge, no word for the macabre desire to possess objects once owned by a star who died young. I was ...


Fiery film, bright cakes and woeful longing dwell in the paradoxical past

Those of us lucky enough to have homes, even if we are confined to them for more hours than we might ideally wish, are ...