Monthly Archives: September 2012

Long Walk to Wee Some. ( With Apologies to Nelson Mandela)

Hard Living in Zululand Living “on the hard” as opposed to living on the water, in yachting terms means that one resides aboard ones yacht whilst it is out of the water, albeit balanced precariously several metres off the ground … Continue reading

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D-Day and Pisces Day are one and the Same

Pisces Day Becomes D-Day. Every June 6th, often commemorated as D-Day elsewhere, we celebrate Pisces Day and our family’s survival on that day, after being violently shipwrecked, losing everything we owned, being stranded and left bleeding, shocked and nearly naked … Continue reading

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