Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

Mozambique. Paradise lost.

Mozambique. Paradise lost. Is just my short recollection of the many splendid holidays I had there at the holiday resort Beira, which like most things in Africa, now no longer exists as we knew it anyway. How dreadfully sad. Of … 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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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree school.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School, and it has suddenly dawned on me after all this time that that is in fact just what they were. It passed one by at the time but as time progressed and one left … Continue reading

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Horses, a stud, and a race course.

Horses, stud, and Borrowdale , Horses, doesn’t everybody love them especially women? A short journey then of my time in Zimbabwe, visiting my brothers horse stud and then onto the great joy of watching all these horses run at Borrowdale … Continue reading

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Lake Kariba and Zimbabwe revisited.

Lake Kariba and Zimbabwe revisited, still splendid but so many changes. The thing to remember is, that at the time Lake Kariba was the largest man made lake in the world built and completed by 1959. Something, really something, but … 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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