Sep 24, 2018

Ek is Afrikaans. I am African.

Ek is Afrikaans.  I am African. Very few people realize that the word ‘afrikaans’ literally means african. I love South Africa. I was born here and I feel my roots here.  I am white, but this is my home country. […]
Dec 17, 2017

My Father’s Hands revisited

Twenty years ago I taught English to a small Grade 11 class in a cracked, low-roofed classroom in the sticks. Today many of them are my friends. That time, I was not much older than they were and I was […]