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#30615 - 06/06/01 03:03 PM
#30616 - 06/06/01 10:35 PM Re: A matter of fact
I seem to recall a series of children's novels about a character called Stig of the Dump, a caveboy living on a modern day (this was in the 60s) rubbish dump. I think some of them were televised.
#30617 - 06/07/01 09:38 AM Re: A matter of fact
> .. the above moniker was simply a play on the AngloSaxon source of my name
> Stig of the Dump
No way, it reminded me of that book too, Bingley. Think I've still got it somewhere. Quite good as I remember. I didn't know there was a series.
A while back I translated an article about a young girl called Momo, who lived in and around the ruins of an amphitheatre in much the same way as our ol' Stig did.
#30618 - 06/07/01 03:32 PM
#30619 - 06/07/01 03:58 PM Re: A matter of fact
the Maaori "kaitiaki" - "guardian, caretaker, ..."
So, Max, will you be moving to Vladivostok then?
#30620 - 06/07/01 04:13 PM
#30621 - 06/07/01 04:18 PM Re: A matter of fact
Vladivostok = Guardian of the East, if memory and some dictionary or other serve.
#30622 - 06/07/01 06:47 PM
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