Archive | February, 2013

Wagon Hill – Ladysmith

On my ¬†visit to Wagon Hill, I came in for an attack of another kind . Whist walking up to the Burgher Monument I came under attack¬† from some very angry Wasps , clearly very agitated in the hot weather. Did the 100 metres in record time to evade the onslaught. Those visiting Wagon Hill […]

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Nkambule Battle site visit

I visited the Nkambule 1879 battle site with Louis Daniel M. Scheepers, whose wife owns the Petra’s Farm Guesthouse in Vryheid. He is a keen historian and was able to identify his Great Grandfather’s name on my Spionkop photo of the Burgher Memorial on the crest of Spionkop namely L.D.M.Scheepers of the Heilbron Commando.

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