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McArthur

It was after I finished the Belfast marathon in May 1986, that I learned of the McArthur Dervock marathon, to be held two months later.  I had never heard of McArthur and I had never been to Dervock, despite having grown up within 15 km.  563 more words

Ireland

The Shipwreck Museum

An ‘porthole’ impression of this morning’s visit to the Shipwreck Museum in Bredasdorp. It’s undoubtfully together with the Genadendal Mission Museum one of the better local museums in the Western Cape, South Africa. 23 more words

South Africa

SCOLIOSIS: PART I

The Bent Spine

Drs KD Sood, J Shaik & S Maharajh

Normally, when you look at someone from the back, you notice that the spine runs straight down the middle. 449 more words

SOUTH AFRICAN TOUR 7 AND FINAL - WATERCOLOUR SKETCHES

Finally back to Cape Town for a few days before departure. In the sunshine on Camps Bay with the sea smoothed boulders which at some time must have come down from the hills above. 174 more words

Watercolour

South Africa, the orphaned state. A view on the claim by its Constitution that she "belongs to all who live in it".

A while ago I was reading over the preamble of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.

“South Africa belongs to all who live in it” it says. 857 more words

Life

A Story Called Africa; The Savage Land Rover

The first time I drove a Land Rover in Africa, it was a disaster. The first time I drove a Land Rover in Africa, we rolled down a sand dune, lost a door and a football match but found a dozen teammates. 822 more words

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