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Offline Ian Tonn

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Re: Bertie Lubbe's Return Visit to Oranjemund - 30 years later!
« Reply #30 on: April 02, 2016, 12:11:46 PM »
oops

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Re: Bertie Lubbe's Return Visit to Oranjemund - 30 years later!
« Reply #31 on: April 04, 2016, 06:14:24 PM »
Keep them coming, top snap, you guys look like rogues up to no good!    :wow1:

What happened to all the dogs when you guys left?
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« Reply #32 on: May 11, 2016, 11:53:43 AM »
Affenrucken Single Quarters had 2 levels, an upper level and a lower level connected by 2 corridor/stairways.  This formed an enclosed area known as the courtyard.  It was a little oasis containing shrubs and plants and grass.  I kacked myself laughing when I read about Malcolm et al. when they captured and released a strandwolf into the courtyard and goaded some poor unsuspecting Affenrucker into going into the courtyard to water a plant.  This action could have easily resulted in a new 100 m world record for South Africa.  Sadly, during my time around 75/76 we were fresh out of strandwolfs and had to resort to releasing captured tortoises, chameleons and other lizards into the courtyard.  When things got so boring at Affenrucken we would go into the courtyard and conduct chameleon races.

Here are a couple of photos of the participants.

I would like to nominate chameleon racing for the most boring sport in the history of planet earth.

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Re: Bertie Lubbe's Return Visit to Oranjemund - 30 years later!
« Reply #33 on: November 15, 2016, 12:48:25 PM »
Bertie on the right . big red beard

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Re: Bertie Lubbe's Return Visit to Oranjemund - 30 years later!
« Reply #34 on: November 15, 2016, 12:50:55 PM »
sand or snow. Bert kept his beard and long hair

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« Reply #35 on: November 16, 2016, 07:32:56 AM »
Who was the ex Oranjemunder that went to work in Antarctica and then returned years later to do a presentation with his slides of his time down there?

I recall him giving a slide presentation at the school sometime in the late 70's

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« Reply #36 on: November 16, 2016, 04:08:33 PM »
I will ask me wife. she might remember his name . He was a dentist as well as a medic , and did more than one trip to Sanae . He stayed in the flats behind the DR church . His neighbours were Dudley Woodward , & Felix Nieuwoud - music teacher