Left way behind

It was the recent loss of the Shelagh Willet which got me googling Lesotho, David Ambrose and Morija.

The Historical Dictionary of Lesotho helpfully stated of Ambrose that, ‘perhaps the best measure of his role is his enormous annotated bibliography containing virtually every  published and unpublished work that he could locate that has anything to do with Lesotho. After twelve years of collaborative effort with Shelagh Willet, a professional librarian, they published their Lesotho: A Comprehensive Bibliography, in 1980.’ Remarkable – and we haven’t even  begun to catalogue the hundreds of news reports of the old Mafikeng Mail! My next job was to google Morija and its Director, Steve Gill, so that he could inform David Ambrose about Shelagh’s passing.

 The Morija web site proved to be attractive, and  informative – something it had in

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