Holocaust – “A thing burnt whole”

As we stepped through the doors of the Cape Town Holocaust Centre, I was reminded that I had been here before. Much younger and much more sheltered by the drone of energetic and distractible school children – I had been on the tour here at least twice.Read more

Looking Back and Looking Forward.

When you are a young South African – one of the so-called “Born Frees” – living in what the world calls a young democracy it’s important not to forget to keep looking over your shoulder to see where you came from.Read more

Where do I fit in? Talking about an African community.

stock-vector-textured-vector-map-of-africa-340071890Sitting in a room on Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch – one of the many areas in South Africa with a painful history of forced removals and systematic destruction of community bonds, on what was the 365th anniversary of the arrival in 1652 in the Cape of the “settler”Read more