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Old 4th Mar 2019, 20:08
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Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: South Oxfordshire
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Re rinderpest:- when I lived in Africa for over two decades, we had a kind of antediluvian saying of "Before the Rinder was even a pest!"

Years later in the UK my family was blessed to cross paths with the wonderful Walter Plowright whom my better half helped to look after to his end - and a right good fellow too - a true gentleman scientist. The night he died, I raised a glass of Scotland's finest drop and gave thanks to his life on behalf of all my African friends - known and unknown - to the man who removed such a scourge from that beautiful land.
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