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The Paekakareke Express

After a hope-to-return-one-day visit to South Island, NZ, Kevin O’Connell, Nic Jaspers and I left the hired car in Picton and boarded the Interislander ferry Aratere to Wellington and picked up another there. The ever-changing views during the crossing were … Continue reading

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LONDON – Holland, Paris & FACTORIES.

My employer, IPS were given plenty of notice that I needed a trip to Holland. My primary objective was to visit old friend, Kees Korndorffer’s sister, Lotte, whom I had known in Pretoria. She lived with her husband and young … Continue reading

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The FURTHER ADVENTURES of a HABITUAL CRIMINAL.

If my brushes with the law were worrying my parents, I would not have been surprised. What was more important, they were beginning to worry me! Getting the most boring job in the world – well, almost – had one … Continue reading

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CRIMINAL TENDENCIES. Sorry, Martians.

Tempting as it is to sweep one’s shamefulnesses under the carpet, no reminiscent soul-baring would be honest without some shame. While in the Navy, just after basic training, I had to go back to Pretoria to re-write matric maths, which … Continue reading

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ESCAPE: Don’t Fence Me In!

For me, there has always been a problem with confinement. At my junior school, it was less of a problem because the grounds were huge. It had been a ‘school-farm’ and there was still a farm manager who was tasked … Continue reading

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