Tag Archives: South Africa

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 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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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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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 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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