Tag Archives: Nico Burhoven-Jaspers

I DO – A Promise made.

In defiance of the Fortune-teller and his prediction of me being disastrous marriage material, I wrote a poem for Greet, my fiancé, Of Destiny. Oh, dreamer, keep your wandering glance Down at your feet for lest they chance Be entangled … 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 SWAKOP BRIDGE and The EAST WIND.

The bridge, the construction of which I found myself working on, was to be the second longest of its kind at the time in the southern hemisphere, 2256 feet. It became known as the C.R. Swart Bridge, Charles Robberts Swart … Continue reading

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