rorkesdriftvc.com Forum Index


rorkesdriftvc.com
Discussions related to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879


Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:17 pm
82
9190
John, I trust your judgement on these matters.

Colin, what is happening politically now does not affect the facts of 1979. It does alter the attitudes
of people today who want to respect the memo ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:49 am
82
9190
We are all fully aware that in this country, any interest in anything to do
with our colonial past only indicates that we are all land grabbing mass murdering racists.
People are therefore wary of ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:56 am
82
9190
What tangled web we weave. It's difficult to see through the fog here. One thing that is missing or
I've not found, is the input from the losers of the battle.

Is there one person or body who is ...

Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:34 am
82
9190
Obviously it wasn't one of the committee who are pressing for this mess.

Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:10 am
82
9190
Having checked on the KwaCulture site, I'm left with a Disneyland impression on a serious international subject.
http://kwaculture.org.za/index.php/Isandlwana/

Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:01 am
82
9190
Paul, I wish I had your confidence in the powers that be doing 'what is right'.

South Africa is a fledgling democracy which is still finding its feet. Part of that process is to assert itself
an ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:48 pm
82
9190
That's quite a response Paul.

The title was mine since it appears that the politicians are latching on to the significance of the site
to the Zulu population. The fear that has been expressed on ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:35 pm
82
9190
Colin, not erased but vilified so that it won't be mentioned in polite company.

Rob, you make good points. Maybe the current head of the Army or the Colonel of The Royal Welsh.
Problem is that th ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:57 am
82
9190
John,

in which case what about a second Rorke's Drift?

Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:43 am
82
9190
If true, I think it is very cynical that the vast knowledge and apparent interest shown previously
is not being applied to this issue. I have emailed the whole of the membership trying to encourage ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:32 am
82
9190
P.S. Do you know if any of the previous contributors on RDVC are involved in the matter
or are they accepting the situation as a coup de grace for balance? Or is it a fait accompli?

Sorry about a ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:23 am
82
9190
To be honest John, did you really expect the normal procedures of discussion to take place?
I think it's a forgone conclusion. I believe that Princess Zamazulu Shange is having some
moderating inp ...

Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:16 pm
1
135
Surely out of the other 50 odd escapees from the battle there were other accounts and opinions? I don't off hand recall any.

Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:59 pm
2
231
Colin,

the plans for Isandlwana are an ongoing issue. I'm hoping to update events with this topic:

http://www.rorkesdriftvc.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2823

Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:43 pm
2
181
I note that link still talks of Rob Gerrard as being the guide. Sadly, as we know, Rob died last year.
http://www.rorkesdriftvc.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2807

The website link to the lodge has no ...
Page 1 of 74
All times are GMT