Category Archives: Shame

Confrontations

By 1984 I had been holding my own as a civil engineering surveyor for Concor Construction at several mine contracts on the East Rand around Carletonville for three years. After Western Deep Levels (South) work dwindled, Rod Smith and I … Continue reading

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Zambezi Delta

1973 still had some wild Africa in it for me before the year shut its door. After the birth of my daughter, I flew back to Beira and headed for the Zambezi to join the crew surveying its delta. We … Continue reading

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Birth

In October of 1973, I flew south for a week to attend the birth of my first child. I knew it would be a boy. Greet, with her big tummy, was staying with my parents on the farm near Warmbaths, … Continue reading

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