Smuggies. And Justice.

A visit to Tuffy, then stationed on the Bluff in Durban with Recce Battalion was a happy reunion. There he was in uniform and me with long hair, his student mate from Harrismith. He introduced me to his sergeant ‘Vingers’ Kruger and all his comrades and announced we’d be partying tonight. We started off atContinue reading “Smuggies. And Justice.”

Cycling the Free State Vlaktes

Sheila asked: Hi Koos. What make were our bikes? Something with an R. Ruttludge? Rudling? I answered, ‘Rudge’. The same Rudge ridden by the English King. ‘Strue! Sheila’s and Barbara’s were red, mine was blue. Given to us by Mom and Dad around 1960 to 1965, I’d guess. We were certainly in the Kleinspan SchoolContinue reading “Cycling the Free State Vlaktes”