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Archive for January, 2010

Roots

A good few years back, my son and I accompanied my father and his brother on a Saturday sortie to inspect a farm in the midlands of Natal.

It was not just any farm this one. It was the farm of my roots in a way. It was the place where my father grew up.

Umgeni Poort is situated near the headwaters of the Umgeni river, in a tight little valley which stretches South East from the little known Mpumulwane mountain.

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