Monthly Archives: February 2013

SKINDIVING off MOZAMBIQUE.

We worked hard, but we played hard, too. Besides raising hell in Pretoria the weekend before Easter, Bruce Barichievy and I went there to buy basic skin-diving kit with a trip to Mozambique in mind. We stayed in a small … Continue reading

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A stepping-stone to REAL AFRICA.

Remember Bruce Barichievy, from a visit to the Transkei Wild Coast? I spotted him crossing Church Street, Pretoria in late November 1970, and followed him to his room in the Eureka private hotel where I surprised him. That has to … Continue reading

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SKYDIVER – HOLLAND, UK & SA.

Jump from the sky and land beneath the sea, without getting wet. Having returned from Mozambique in July 1974 and staying on my parents’ farm near Warmbaths until my wife, my nine month old daughter and I flew to Europe, … Continue reading

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SKYDIVER – Mozambique & Rhodesia.

In Mozambique in 1974, in bars and on billboards all over the country, there was a 3×4 feet poster of a smiling skydiver in a relaxed frog position, named Deon Hamilton (D14). In two insets in the right hand corner, … Continue reading

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