Archive | July, 2015


A visit to these former thriving coal areas demonstrates the devastation on communities when areas have been fully exploited. It is sad to see formerly well run facilities, such as Clubs, Stadia, schools, and commercial establishments, degrading to the point that they cannot be rehabilitated. With some forethought more use could be made of the old […]

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The Nkandla district is a spectacularly scenic area north of the Tugela River, and the current interest in a large homestead in the region detracts from other interesting sites. My trip with Alistair Peter, took in a Norwegian Mission near Entumeni, the pristine Nkandla indigenous forest, famous for its birdlife, Nkandla village itself with a sadly neglected […]

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