Monthly Archives: April 2013

Meet the SNAKE-MAN.

From December to March is usually the rainy season in Mozambique, which means that few roads that are not tarred are passable. Which cut off vast tracts of the country, including part of the main artery between the capital, Lourenço … Continue reading

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ALCOHOLIC HAZE HOLIDAY.

Literature is literally liberally littered with alcohol. The goodies do it. The baddies do it. Most novelists do it, or have done it to such excess that they had to stop doing it because it tore their lives apart. Or … Continue reading

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DOG-SMUGGLER – The road home.

Leaving the Zambezi Valley in Mozambique in early December 1971 for the Christmas break entailed a little preparation. Firstly I constructed a framework of bamboo poles for the back of my Landy. My tent had a built-in groundsheet, so I … Continue reading

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MOZAMBIQUE – Neighbour Frelimo

The contract area of the Zambezi Valley that Loxton, Hunting & Associates were involved in mapping was reduced by the occupation of part by the activities of Frelimo (Frente de Libertação de Moçambique). Established seven years before, with their headquarters … Continue reading

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