Monthly Archives: September 2012

To the SKELETON COAST.

Hitch-hiking my way to Cape Town, where the head-offices of the fishing companies operating out of Walvis Bay were situated, I got as far as Bellville, where I slept on the floor of the CID office at the police station. … Continue reading

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To the WILD COAST of TRANSKEI.

Through a homeboy of mine (I love that expression), Rollo Brent-Meek, I met Bruce Barichievy who was on agricultural course at the Pretoria Technicon with Rollo’s brother-in-law, Lyndon Hall. They both came from the Eastern Cape and were ardent sea … Continue reading

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DREAMS GO CRASHING.

New Year’s day, 1968, having somehow avoided a hangover, I was up early, and because nobody else in the household was, I took myself off to explore the forests around the village of Duiwelskloof where I was a guest of … Continue reading

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The FURTHER ADVENTURES of a HABITUAL CRIMINAL.

If my brushes with the law were worrying my parents, I would not have been surprised. What was more important, they were beginning to worry me! Getting the most boring job in the world – well, almost – had one … Continue reading

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