A Mauritian, Pierre Bouvet, who served in the South African Air Force during WW2 died peacefully on 27 January 2016.
1 February 1835 marks the abolition of slavery in Mauritius. Continue reading “Commemoration Abolition of Slavery”
A depressing view of some of the old buildings in the capital Port Louis. Continue reading “Decaying Heritage”
A book suggested by a friend and colleague. This title is not to be confused with the other book and film of the same name starring Robert Mitchum. Continue reading “Book – Enemy Below”
Posted on August 15, 2015. Victory in Japan (VJ Day) signalling the real ending of the second world war is commemorated in central London today, 70 years after that particular conflict came to a final end. Continue reading “Dignity the watchword for the veterans of the Far East!”