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Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:20 am
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The one in Leicester Square?

Hello Johnny and John (and Alan).

Best wishes

Stephen

Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:56 am
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Re some of the above (the palace word is mentioned) - https://northernnatalcourier.co.za/92785/heritage-park-Isandlwana-will-go-ahead-dr-buthelezi/

Regards

Stephen

Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:58 pm
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Sounds fascinating. Is the paper accessible on line?

Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:05 pm
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The book didn't say it I did. For anyone interested in the Anglo-Zulu War and South Africa this is a book well worth reading.

Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:21 am
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Many thanks, Alan

Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:21 am
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AMB

Definitely not a novel. More in the nature of a family memoir. Google the author's name and title and there's plenty of links which give further background. Certainly breaks new ground.

Step ...

Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:21 am
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Greetings, here's a new book that lives up to its subtitle, An Untold Story, and I highly recommend it.

Eyes in the Night[/i] is an excellent read and buffs will have fun trying to match the oral h ...

Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:51 am
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Hello John,

Makes Ben-Hur sound like an epic.

I hope the book gets to you eventually. Sounds as bad as ordering books in the UK from SA. Sadly, the pack mules heading this way seem to have die ...

Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:00 pm
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An article on Ken Gilling's book and its predecessor can be found via this link: http://book.co.za/hrX9

Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:45 am
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Is it not possible to order overseas from the University of KwaZulu-Natal Press via their website.

Stephen

Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:38 am
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John

Many thanks for that. From what R.O. Pearse says plus the NASA holdings it looks to be a John Hodgson. There are 48 entries for a JM Hodgson who was in the Natal civil service and there is ind ...

Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:36 am
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Peter

Many thanks for that comprehensive overview of the likely sources. Yes, I looked at NASA which threw up JM Hodgson as a likely candidate. Would be interesting to see if the name turns up in a ...

Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:55 am
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In Harry Klein's book Land of the Silver Mist (1951) there is a chapter titled 'The Old Man of the Berg'. The 'Old Man' is named as Hodgson and described as something of a hermit who modelled 'Zulu bu ...

Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:26 am
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Greetings

Also at the Jeff Guy book launch last night. Here's the link to an interview I did with Jeff Guy earlier this week - published in today's Witness.

http://www.witness.co.za/index.php?sh ...

Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:42 am
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The inaugural KZN Film Commission Simon Sabela film awards were held last Saturday evening. The commision was set up last year to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as a film and television locatio ...
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