Tag Archives: Mike Bullock

Raising a Boat

Back in Maun, Botswana, early in 1995, I was phoning Lusaka once a week to hear if possible contracts for my company there had been nailed down. I was told to sit tight and wait. Thus we were free to … Continue reading

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Swamp Boats & Hippos

After our trip by boat up the Boro River, John Riley, Andy Dry and I decided that we had to have boats of our own. We plumped for fourteen-foot aluminium swamp boats built locally by Aliboats, a successful enterprise started … Continue reading

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Maun Entertainment

In a village in the middle of nowhere, they made their own entertainment. Basil Read Construction personnel’s first peek at the possibilities was the Miss Maun (Male) Contest, held at the Duck Inn in early August, 1991. The place was … Continue reading

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