A Fisherman in the Saddle

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Jacana Media, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 252 pages
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Follows the journey of the author as he reflects back on his life-long quest to find "a place of his own" through the two sources of renewal in his life: horseback riding and fishing.
 

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Contents

London February 1914
1
Industrial Scotland 18601876
13
Scotland England and Wales 18761877
19
Southern Africa 18781879
25
Zululand 1879
33
India 18801882
45
Scotland the mid1880s
53
Edinburgh the 1880s
65
Johannesburg and Pretoria 19031908
159
Cullinan and Pretoria 19081913
177
The East Rand MayJuly 1913
199
Johannesburg JulyDecember 1913
217
South Africa and on board the SS Umgeni JanuaryFebruary 1914
229
England Wales and Scotland 1914
243
The Rand 19141917
267
Johannesburg 19181919
279

South America and Southern Africa 18881892
77
Johannesburg 18921896
87
Transvaal and Natal 18961898
105
Johannesburg 1899
123
Transvaal and Natal 18991900
135
Southern Africa and Ceylon 19001902
151
19191958
295
Authors Notes
301
Bibliography
327
Index
336
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\Julian Roup was born and lived in Cape Town for the first 30 years of his life. He started his working life selling biscuits for a living and after seven years did a Journalism Degree at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. He moved to England in 1980 and worked for five years in local journalism in Sussex before changing direction once more to work in PR consultancies in London. He then founded his own PR Consultancy which he ran for 10 years. He currently works for Bonhams the international fine art auction house in London. He is married with two children and lives in the Kent-Sussex border country known as the Weald.

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