Monthly Archives: November 2012

ENGLAND – White Christmas at DONNINGTON BREWERY.

My brother, Richard Earle, had left the Catholic Seminary in 1966, and, deciding that the Priesthood was not really for him, and that Apartheid South Africa was untenable, headed for England. When I arrived in December 1968, he was teaching … Continue reading

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PORTUGAL – From LISBON to Paris.

  Lisbon in 1968 was for me a delight. From a reasonably priced pensão off the beautiful Rossio Square, I explored from the Castelo de São Jorge to the Torre de Belem. But, stepping off Avenida da Liberdade was to … Continue reading

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ANGOLA – LUANDA and the WHITE HOUSE.

Luanda, Angola, when I visited in December, 1968, was a beautiful little city; very Continental but very African. I soon fell in love with the place with its Portuguese Colonial architecture and friendly people. I went for a long walk … Continue reading

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ANGOLA: By Thumb to Luanda.

Finally, at eleven in the morning, after much cheerful gesticulation with Senhor Santos and Senhor Batista at the Santa Clara border post, a Landrover Series I slithered into sight to deliver some post and supplies to the officials. The driver … Continue reading

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