Category Archives: Jock of the Bushveld

…a Snippet and a Poem or two from Percy Fitzpatrick during his Barberton Days

A “Barbertonian” is a special sort of person who sees himself as a member of a close-knit clan. The other members of this clan are people who live, or used to live in the finest place in South Africa, if … Continue reading

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Sabie Pass and the Nolan’s “Lekkerlach” Hotel

A study of the different routes that Fitzpatrick and Jock of the bushveld used on the various trails reveals typical aspects of the type of life that was endured by the transport riders. An edited action version of the the … Continue reading

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The Jock of the Bushveld Macmac Memorial

The Macmac Memorial was constructed to remind future generations of the inhabitants of the Panorama Region as well as discerning tourists exploring the beautiful Panorama Route from Sabie through Pilgrims Rest and Graskop, that they would likely be making acquaintance … Continue reading

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