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Monday, 28 June 2010
FAMOUS CHILDHOODS 6
Sir Ranulph Fiennes, explorer
In 1952 when I was eight, I became a boarder at Eastern province preparatory school. I enjoyed the weekly official game of ‘skop die blijk’ or ‘kick the can’, in which two large teams attacked each other inside a forest adjacent to the school.
Extract taken from Playground Memories, edited by Nick Gammage