UOE TRIP ONE DAY 5.3.2 COLONISATION CONTINUED AND DAVID LUSCOMBE LIVESTOCK FARMING

Judy Sole asks Cyril Hromnik what is unfair about colonialism, and that land ownership shouldn’t apply to all. Cyril explains that the colonial government in South Africa didn’t want to go inland because there was nothing to gain from the inland, and rather wanted to provide supplies to ships going to Indonesia. Trek Boere existed, […]

UOE TRIP ONE DAY 5.3.1 THE COLONISATION OF AFRICA BY WHITES AND BLACKS

By the time the Portuguese came here to these parts, Zulu Land was in existence. And if you know that in 1752 there was a war between the Hottentots and the Bantu Speaking people at the Kei River, and the Hottentot people lost the war. It was lead by a Kenna Captain, who was killed, and […]

UOE TRIP ONE DAY 5.2

The University of Earth team had a long day, driving that morning early from Joubertina. The ewe pregnancy testing was closing up now. The team drifted outside. This was a work packed day on the farm. It was 4 p.m. The ewes had only just finished being tested and already they now began to pregnancy […]

UOE TRIP ONE DAY 5.1 PEACE, THE PAST AND PANIC IN THE KAROO

Day 5 of the University of Earth’s trip, and we rose early to make the long distance between Joubertina and the Murraisburg area farm. John tells us how the chickens love the home baked ground flour. Chickens are far from bird brains. They make sense of the environment at top speed and it is very difficult […]

DAY 5 WEEK ONE OVERVIEW PART TWO

We’d been shooting for five days, the University of Earth Reality TV series. Now came the time to summarise where we were getting to. How far had we got? John Turner was asking the questions. One of our session last week, one of the biggest issues for the planet, and that is understanding water. In […]

DAY 5 WEEK ONE OVERVIEW PART ONE

We’d been shooting for 5 days on the University of Earth Reality series. Now it came to summarise. Where we were getting to. How far have we got, was beginning to emerge. John Turner took the lead. What has emerged from our discussions on various meetings, presentations and visits that happened during the week, preceding today, […]