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The Prisoner and his Pin-up Girl

The National Geographic issue of July 1975 is as delightful a time capsule as you would expect from the magazine that dictated our understanding of the world. On the very…..

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Madiba: I remember

I remember not knowing what you looked like; at sunrise seeing the regime’s footmen erase your name from walls before the paint had dried. I remember, as a child, sitting…..

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Nelson Mandela and the Rabbits

Twenty ago next week Nelson Mandela was released from 27 years in prison. A large chunk of those years (18) was spent on Robben Island off Cape Town.  Now that…..