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Growing up in Norton; Continued.

Growing up in Norton; Continued. Is just a short story of my early life in the small farming community of Norton in the then Rhodesia. So many names and such good fun. Riley’s and Wrench’s, Moor’s and Bryson’s, Dobson’s and … Continue reading

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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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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 3.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 3, and the continuing saga of Rusty of a Drysdale of and Spook’s drinking escapade. So we make it to the dining hall unspotted by any prefect or master who would betray us to … 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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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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Blenheim New Zealand.

Blenheim for Great Wine Blenheim New Zealand for Old Friends and Great Wine. On new years day we left North Island to visit a friend of mine who resides in Blenheim, a small town in South Island New Zealand in … Continue reading

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