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My friend Margaret.

My friend Margaret. Well she was and what a friend to have. Sadly she died yesterday after a very short illness. Personally, I think she had been sick for a very long time but, as always through her courage she … Continue reading

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Gibraltar.

Gibraltar. A visit there with the family on our trip to Spain. It’s a strange old world in the end because although I had an excellent education, and came from an Old Colonial country. I always thought that Gibraltar was … Continue reading

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Spain and our holiday there.

Spain and our holiday there. Well, I’ve never been to Spain, but I kind of like the music so here goes. This is just a very quick review and will go into it more when I get the chance. We … Continue reading

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Billy and Flash, Flash and Billy.

Billy and Flash, Flash and Billy, two of the loveliest blokes one could ever meet. I first met these two lads whilst at Gwebi Agricultural College, sometimes known as College of Knowledge while studying for my agricultural diploma. Without a … Continue reading

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Gwebi Agricultural College, part 1.

Very brief epistle of my college days. Unquestionably one of the highlights of my life, and I’m very apprehensive that I will not be able to give it the justice it deserves. The college was situated a very short drive … Continue reading

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Katrina, a Tsunami of Humans.

Katrina, a Tsunami of Humans is just a film I saw in my last year at Plumtree School which had a profound and everlasting effect on moulding whatever character I have. It began when I was selected to tour South … Continue reading

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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 2.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 2. A continuation of my time there and some added input. The Drysdale twins Bruce and Scott have now left but the brother Rusty is still there and so is the youngest Forbes. Aye, … Continue reading

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