Jan 142015
Ghosts in the Attic

By Alison Turner For those of us whose youth and middle age was spent in the pre-digital camera or mobile phone era, there must always come a time to get those boxes and bags filled with old photographs out of the cupboard and do something with them. Maybe it’s moving house that brings it on […]

Mar 302014
First Major South African Air Crash for South African Airways

 Seventeen Killed as Dakota Smashes into Mountain A horrific South African air crash made headline news on Tuesday, October 16, 1951, after 17 people were killed when a South African Airways (SAA) Dakota, the Paardeberg crashed into a mountain and exploded in the air. There were 13 passengers on board, including my maternal grandfather, Archie Cramer, and […]