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Brett Payne
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Attended Peterhouse, Marondera, Zimbabwe
Lived in Tauranga
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I must say that the modern view, although different from how it looked a century ago, has fared pretty well.
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As a geologist, I am very appreciative of the art of cartographers, and believe it takes a very special skill to produce a good geological map.
The theme for this week's Sepia Saturday blogging prompt is fish. Saturday is the birthday of my maternal grandfather Hans Boltz, who was born 4 July 1910. At the moment I can't find a photograph of Hans fishing. This is a pi...
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I rather like that Largs Pier/Bay Hotel.  It reminds me of the Colosseum in Rome, although nothing like on that sort of grand scale.
Today, 27 June, is the birthday of paternal grandmother, Kathleen. She would have been 107. In 2004 we visited her in Adelaide before she moved to Batemans Bay, New South Wales, to be closer to her son, my father. During our ...
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Several old train tracks are being converted to rail trails here too.
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I don't wear an apron either.
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The publisher may have been SH Knox & Co, but the original was made by James Valentine, the worldwide postcard company, as evidenced by the circled JV and negative number 212147 on the image.
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In the second one, the teacher has her head to one side, no doubt trying to reign in some unruly boy.
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All very quaint and very useful in their day, but I wouldn't go back to typing on one for anything.
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The story certainly isn't obvious.
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Confusing I thought.
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We have one of these in our capital Wellington.  Fun, but way too short.
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Seems like the storm did them a favour.
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Photohistory and genealogy research
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Previously
Tauranga - Harare - Nyanga
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Photo-Sleuth, Family Historian and GIS Specialist
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  • Peterhouse, Marondera, Zimbabwe
  • University of Zimbabwe
  • Massey University
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