Category Archive: Heritage

Jan 03 2015

Durban Art Deco Soc

DURBAN ART DECO SOCIETY The Durban Art Deco Society (DADS) was founded in 1999 and is run by a small but enthusiastic committee who try to encourage owners of Art Deco style buildings to be aware of their heritage, offer advice on restoration/repainting, and organise lectures/tours, etc. We also have a small room at Surrey …

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May 23

Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dunes of Holland

The 200-year-old body of a British Coldstream Guards soldier was found in sand dunes in the Netherlands. Who was he? For more than two centuries, the remains of a soldier lay undisturbed on a windy beach in the northern Netherlands. But in March 2011, birdwatchers discovered bones and metal artefacts among sand-dunes that had once …

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Jul 14

Authors

Mark Norman Mark Norman styles himself as a part-time, amateur historian who spends his working days in the “murky depths of insurance claims” He started his insurance career in 1976, in Durban, with one of the country’s leading short term insurers. In 1981 he joined a prominent loss adjusting firm and was deployed in various …

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