Trader Horn and Me

Reading Tramp Royal again! So here’s a re-post from 2016: I lapped up the famous Trader Horn books ‘The Ivory Coast in the Earlies’ and ‘Harold the Webbed.’ I’m still looking for their third book ‘The Waters of Africa.’ ‘Their’ being his and the special and talented lady whose sudden insight made it happen whenContinue reading “Trader Horn and Me”

Sommer Calls A Pulleys Man

It seems in Joburg in 1939 you could sommer call the pulleys easy.   =======ooo000ooo======= British Pathé has a host of old archive stuff worth looking at. Pathé News was a producer of newsreels and documentaries from 1910 until 1970 in the United Kingdom. Its founder, Charles Pathé, was a pioneer of moving pictures inContinue reading “Sommer Calls A Pulleys Man”