Steaks in Sá da Bandeira

It was late in November 1975. I was the engineer troop commander (or the sappers, as we were referred to) during the advance by road of a battle group of the South African Army into Angola, destination Cela, a small town around 400 km south-east of Luanda. The convoy was Read more…

Oom Vên se liggies

Bultfontein is waarskynlik die laaste Vrystaatse dorp wat elektrisiteit in die sestigerjare gekry het. Daar was altyd opgewondenheid wanneer ek saam met Pa en Ma by die familie op die buurdorp, Brandfort, gaan kuier het. Brandfort het elektrisiteit gehad en die nefies elektriese Scalectrix renmotortjies waarmee ons die ure omgespeel Read more…