A dog with a lab coat, a shed-turned-library, and post-millennial cyclists

This week in Beautiful News, to know yourself is freedom. Colin Mathebula. Old bikes bring new horizons. Esté Matthew. A researcher’s bond with her dog protects threatened animals. Robert Richards. The Northern Cape local who turned a pesky shrub into clean income. Letlhogonolo Nche. A dance teacher directs kids to creative freedom. Marie van Schalkwyk. A librarian still plays with toys. Flaxman Qoopane. An acclaimed writer passes on a love of literature. This is Beautiful News.