Monthly Archives: October 2013

Horses, a stud, and a race course.

Horses, stud, and Borrowdale , Horses, doesn’t everybody love them especially women? A short journey then of my time in Zimbabwe, visiting my brothers horse stud and then onto the great joy of watching all these horses run at Borrowdale … Continue reading

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College of Knowledge and Legends:Part two.

Second night bash of legends in Durban Natal. Legends eh? Actually we are no more famous sporting or any other type of legends, we’re just an ordinary bunch of lads learning farming (agriculture) at Gwebi Agricultural College, sometimes known as … Continue reading

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Lake Kariba and Zimbabwe revisited.

Lake Kariba and Zimbabwe revisited, still splendid but so many changes. The thing to remember is, that at the time Lake Kariba was the largest man made lake in the world built and completed by 1959. Something, really something, but … Continue reading

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Characters and Teachers at Plumtree School.

Characters were endemic to this place, most of them as mad as March hares, Masters, boys, and a vast array of assorted hangers on. However, some were not, b’lieve it or not and made a welcome relief to this rather … Continue reading

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Lake Kariba and Hornbill Lodge.

Lake Kariba and Hornbill Lodge is one of those beautiful places which people need to know more about. A quiet solitude where one can find tranquility and a piece of ones soul again. I can vouch for this. On a … Continue reading

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College days at the College of Knowledge.

College and the drinks culture. College days were unequivocally the highlight of mine, and I’m positive anybody else who went there, life. That’s Gwebi College of Agriculture in the then Rhodesia and renown world wide as the finest Agricultural College … Continue reading

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A life slips away:tribute to my father in law.

A life slips away Very brief epistle of my father in law who’s life support system is going to be turned off tomorrow. Now as it turns out it was a while ago but still seems like yesterday. There is … Continue reading

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