Category Archives: Politics

Growing up in Norton.

Growing up in Norton. Now it was a long time ago, but at the time it was an idyllic time in our country which was known as Rhodesia. Where do I begin to tell the story, the sweet love story … 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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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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Catholicism, and growing up with it.

Catholicism and growing up with it, simply means that I was, still am, a Catholic, brought up with two staunch Catholic parents. My Mother was the type of person who loved nothing better than going down to a Catholic Church … Continue reading

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The Silence is Deafening.

With all the hype going on at the moment with the Nelson Mandela funeral I am reminded about something which happened in my country many years ago. So heartrendingly sad. The thing to remember is, that Rhodesia and South Africa … Continue reading

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J.F.K. the beginning of the end.

“For the problems are not all solved and the battles are not all won – and we stand today at the edge of a New Frontier. … But the New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises—it … Continue reading

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Characters of Plumtree School:Three.

Characters at this famous school keep on reviving my memories, whether they were famous or not? Of course it was a long, long, time ago, but, for some strange reason I’m going through a phase of remembrance. Perchance I’m getting … Continue reading

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