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Protest: Running Away from Home

On the neighbouring farm lived a friend of mine, Lawrence Brown. He was a Catholic and attended a Marist Brothers College, while I had moved on to High School in Pretoria, so I only saw him in holidays. I was … Continue reading

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A Bush-child in England

In Gloucestershire, my maternal grandfather passed away in the mid-fifties when I was eight. The following year Mum inherited enough money, when the will was probated, to take herself and us two children to visit her widowed mother for the … Continue reading

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