Tag Archives: Bernadette Lindstrom

Scattering the Ashes

Our friend Sheilagh Riggs had passed away 21 Sept. 1998, as previously mentioned. On a Sunday early in July 1999, I was working upstairs on the floorboards of our new home when, unexpectedly, Bernadette Lindstrom, friend to both us and, especially, … Continue reading

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The BANDs

Och aye, it were Robbie Burns night, Jan 25th 1999. That dynamic lass, Antonia Fay Forster, armed with a genuine imported haggis was determined to celebrate it as best as possible in the Kalahari Desert town of Maun, Botswana. No … Continue reading

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Ouija Boards & Lhasa Apsos

When my wife Sheila joined me in 1992, the house my company, Basil Read Construction, hired for me in Maun, Botswana lay just beyond the “Old Bridge.” It was a prefab affair owned by Christine Riggs who lived at the … Continue reading

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