320 Murals

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Arthur Gammage is curious to know if anyone has pictures of the murals in the main arcade at 320 West Street. He says they were high up on the walls and later hidden by a ceiling installed in the 1980s. Drop … Read More

Info Requests

In the past while I’ve received a number of requests for information and decided to collect them all in one place. Tony Ward wrote: Dear Allan,  I’m emailing to inquire whether you (or anyone else who views ‘Facts About Durban’ … Read More

FAD back in print

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Yay!! Facts About Durban is available again at only AUD22.00 per copy plus postage from on-demand printer Lulu.com. It took a while but I finally got my A into G and uploaded the book’s files to Lulu. Ordering is as simple as going to my page … Read More

Save the stables

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We have had quite a few queries in recent days about the history of the Newmarket Stables in Durban which are apparently threatened with closure. If anyone has old photos or knows anything about the historic background it might help … Read More

Aviation info requests

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Reader Michael Traynor has been in touch with a question about two intrepid aviatrixes who settled in Durban and may have been involved in the founding of the Women’s Aviation Association which has been mentioned on this site before. Michael … Read More

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