Cronje surrendered at Paardeberg
, Ladysmith was relieved, and at the beginning of March Lord Roberts marched into Bloemfontein.
The Search Grenache Blanc Marsanne, Roussanne 2017, Voor Paardeberg
, South Africa (PS9.49, Waitrose) As well as having her signature wine range - Trizanne Signature Wines - South African wine-maker Trizanne Barnard crafts wines under The Search label, and this deftly blended white brings together three Rhone Valley grapes for a lively frame of floral, peachy, herby aromatics, with fresh minerality complementing attractive peach flavours and a stone-fruit richness on the finish.
Midshipman Thomas Livesey-Wardle's rare Conspicuous Service Cross, above, to be sold with his Queen's South Africa 1899-1902 medal with clasps for battles at Belmont, Modder River, Paardeberg
, Driefontein and Diamond Hill.
He was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal, with clasps for Cape Colony, Paardeberg
, and South Africa 1901.
Sky brightness Location mag./[arcsec.sup.2] Sutherland (SAAO observing site) 21.7 Gansvlei Farm, Brandfort (Free State) 21.5 Bonnievale (Western Cape) 21.5 Britstown (Northern Cape) 21.2 Paardeberg
(Western Cape) 21.1 Eselfontein Ecocamp (Ceres) 20.3 Brackenfell, Cape Town (suburbs) 18.7 Military History Museum (Johannesburg) 18.1 Comparison values Haute-Provence Observatory (SE France) 21.8 Lick Observatory (California, USA) 20.7 Clear sky 30 min after sunset 15 Clear sky 15 min after sunset 13 Sunset at horizon 10 Uranus 8.6 Jupiter 5.7 Full Moon 3.6 Sky brightness, expressed as visual magnitudes per square arcsecond, as measured at selected locations in South Africa and elsewhere using a SQM-L meter.
After a grueling five-day march, 19th Brigade trapped the Boer Army at Paardeberg
Drift on 18 February 1900.
(Piet) Cronje wat deur lord Roberts tot oorgawe gedwing word by Paardeberg
, langs die Modderrivier.
Doran Vineyards Chenin Blanc, Voor Paardeberg
2013, South Africa (PS11.95, www.fromvineyardsdirect.com) If only more South African winemakers produced chenin blanc that tastes this good.
The wines that forced me to rethink were the superb Tesco Finest Voor Paardeberg
Roussanne 2011, made by Boschendal, Asda Extra Special Chenin Blanc 2010, produced by Origin Wines and a Decanter Awards Gold Medallist, Kleine Zalze Chenin Blanc 2010 and last summer the Quoin Rock Cape Blend 2004 - originally meant to be sold for PS20 under the label of South African golfing great Gary Player but ending up on the UK market for little over PS8 a bottle.
Bercuson's chapter "From Paardeberg
to Panjwai: Canadian National Interests and Expeditionary Operations." The benefits of militarization, the authors contend, are many:
He would soon travel east to Paardeberg
where he and 1,200 British troops would face off against Boer General Piet Cronje and his 4,000 men.
Their illustrious Battle Honours include historic skirmishes such as: Malplaquet, Belle Isle, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Tirah, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg
, and South Africa 1899-1902.