Shaun Fuchs

On stage, Evita moment at Mr Jeppe.

I’ve been on many school stages in my lifetime, usually in non-dramatic roles. I’ve led assemblies, shared news – both wonderful and tragic – and I’ve watched on with pride as hundreds of my students have graduated. But, as far as I can recall, I have only once been up on stage in a dress […]

Bullies and the Boer War

We arrived in Haenertsberg in 1979, I went into Grade 6, while Garth was a year ahead of me starting in Grade 7. In 1980 Garth left to attend Grenville High School near Rustenburg, while I became headboy. My folks were still trying to recover from the financial knock the family had taken, so when […]

Jeppe – Forti Nihil Difficilius

Bless Alfie and his blazer. It’s funny to think that the old boy pride of one of my dad’s friends from the pub, would be a determining factor in sending us to Jeppe, but sometimes decisions made on a whim or according to gut feel turn out to be the best decisions of all. Alfie, […]

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