By Derek Ingram, CJA President Emeritus
A card from Seychelles came through my letter box in London the other day. It read simply: “Brendon Grimshaw says goodbye to you and to this world 1925-2012.” Beneath the words was a tiny picture of Brendon in shorts sitting on his sun drenched beach in Moyenne Island.
Thereby hangs a remarkable story. Brendon was a Yorkshire journalist who went to Africa in 1962 and became editor of the Tanganyika Standard. On his travels in the region he fell in love with Moyenne, a half-mile wide, 22-acre uninhabited island off Victoria, the capital of Seychelles.
Read more at CJA UK: http://www.cja-uk.org/2012/08/the-man-who-created-his-own-paradise/
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