R.I.P Linda Grewar

Linda Grewar was a Kingfisher paddler from back around 1990. She and Bernie Garcin paddled really well – a number of mixed doubles podium finishes on the Dusi, Fish and Umzimkulu. Then she buzzed off ‘overseas’. In May 2016 Bernie gave me Linda’s address, so I wrote  to her: Hey Linda! – LONG time noContinue reading “R.I.P Linda Grewar”

Chernobyl Gas Leakage

April         1986: Disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station in the Ukraine. September 1986: Disaster in the Gillmer’s old kombi near Cradock en route to the Fish. The trouble started with Black Label beer and Ship Sherry. I had wanted to buy a bottle of Old Brown, but I had fallen amongstContinue reading “Chernobyl Gas Leakage”