Tag Archives: Monument

Found in the bushes at Northway

The other day, while talking with a co-worker he mentioned a monument in the bushes at Northway. When I originally moved to Tewkesbury I lived in Northway, and the one major artefact of interest there is the former house that … Continue reading

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Statue bashing in South Africa

I have been following recent events in South Africa with amazement. The current mania for statue bashing seems to be the latest way to show your discontent, stupidity, ignorance, barbarism, disgust, disgrace and all of the above. It all seemed … Continue reading

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Newtown and Johannesburg revisited

During my previous visit to Newtown in September of 2011, I was severely hampered by really crappy weather. This time around, even though it was winter,  the weather had warmed up considerably from the previous week. The occasion was the … Continue reading

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The “Oud Stryders” Monument in Cottesloe

My original photographs of this monument were taken in August 2007 and I will be honest and admit I had never even known about it, and only discovered its whereabouts by accident while looking for something else in my streetfinder. … Continue reading

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