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Mijas, Spain, heading for the hills.

Mijas, Spain, heading for the hills. Early morning and we go to the Airport in Malaga to collect my youngest daughter and then we are heading for the hills in beautiful Spain. Ostensibly, it is a shopping spree for the … Continue reading

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Puerto Banus, Spain,

Puerto Banus, Spain, our first day in Spain and a quick trip there after arriving from the airport.   Now the most important thing to understand is, the old toppies here on this trip have not been together since 1988 … 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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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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Women: Demons or Angels?

A deaf mans look at women: demons or angels. Continue reading

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Understanding communicating with deaf people.

When you meet someone who is deaf and what to do. Understanding communicating with deaf people is not that hard. However many people struggle with this, and so what would you do, is the first poser, and then I will … Continue reading

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Racism, can it work both ways?

Actually reverse racism (against whites) has been rife for years. Now racism is a very touchy subject indeed, but it actually can work both ways. This is a very difficult piece for me to write, because by doing so, I … Continue reading

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The Rhino facing extinction.

Africa’s magnificent armoured beast   Here is the African White Rhinoceros, more commonly known as the Rhino and this magnificent armoured beast, is now on the verge of extinction. How dreadfully sad. It is a well known fact in Africa … Continue reading

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One night and it is gone, going deaf.

Going deaf overnight. I was asked just the other day. “How did you go deaf or is too traumatic for you to talk about still?” Not at all and far from it. Here is how it happened. Sad, perhaps, but, … Continue reading

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Chilapalapa, a language.

Chilapalapa. Oh what splendid times there were living and growing up on a farm in Rhodesia. All the different people and all the different languages. The wonderful time before people learnt to hate. We got around communicating in what was … Continue reading

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