browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Tagged With: White’s

CLUBS The Book(s) To Look … (No. 34)

Let me name two: „The Bulawayo Gentlemen Club“ in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) and „The Muthaiga Country Club“ in Nairobi (Kenya). Nowhere were the colonies (in this case: British) whiter. Yes, the clubs were wonderful, noble, exclusive but a relict of supposed Aryan supremacy. Africans could enter as servants only. And had to whisper. To treat them … Weiterlesen »

Kategorien: The Book to Look | Schlagwörter: , , , , , , | Kommentare deaktiviert für CLUBS The Book(s) To Look … (No. 34)

LETTERS Interesting People … (No. 46)

Oh, he was such a charming gentleman! Erudite, quiet, best mannered and always at hand, when you needed assistence of any kind. David Niven, born in 1910 in London, had to go a very long way as an extra in Hollywood films before he became a star of worldwide fame. He laughed about it: „I … Weiterlesen »

Kategorien: Interesting People Along The Way | Schlagwörter: , , , | Kommentare deaktiviert für LETTERS Interesting People … (No. 46)