Tagged: The African Queen

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Lake Tanganyika in World War 1

If anyone knows anything about World War 1 in Africa, there is a good chance they’ll tell you about the two boats which were taken overland from Cape Town to Lake Tanganyika by the...

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Books and Films

A recent review of book The Thorn Birds led me to wonder about which is more powerful: the book or the movie/film. I’ve not read The Thorn Birds but was an avid watcher of...

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Ships, boats and things that float

Ships have been featuring quite a bit in my life. In particular I find it incredible how the huge hulks of metal can float on water whilst the little ones stay upright. I’m not...