1820 Settlers - The Neverending Story
A tribute to my ancestors, who settled in a Hot, Wild Land and made a life and a legacy
Prior to "Hottentot Harry" being South Africa's first "postmaster", sailors would leave letters in trees - or under stones marked with messages. This is our "Post Office Stone". and I complain about snail mail.
Wonders Of Nature
Satellite image of Table Mountain, Cape peninsula, Table Bay
April 1820 - the settlers arrive at Algoa Bay
Ons wil net 'n Snoepie kom oopmaak"
After however many months at sea, it must have been quite a culture shock!
Tent Town - from months of sharing space below decks to tents in a scrubby shoreline.
Well Within My Writes: Intrigue Most Unbecoming.
A Twist In The Tale in the next episode of Seventh Son Rebellion, a short story in serial form by Judah Raine
Pride And Prejudice
How to make a regency dress out of a sari