Tag Archives: New York

Remember 11 September

It was in 2012 that I made my last 9/11 commemorative post, and it is hard to believe that so many years have passed since that post. A new building rising 541 metres into the sky now stands where a … Continue reading

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Remembering the Lusitania

Today, 7 May, is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Cunard liner RMS Lusitania during World War One. She is not as famous a shipwreck as the Titanic, in fact her sinking during the war was really just a … Continue reading

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9/11. The day the world changed.

Today is the anniversary of the 9/11 calamity, and from that day forward the world has become a more dangerous place. I was living with friends when it happened and I remember watching it on TV as events unfolded.  This … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside.

Last weekend (23 and 24 June), Johannesburg had its first spell of really cold weather. The past few years our winters have been reasonably mild, so really cold is quite a rare event (worthy of a blog post at any … Continue reading

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