Friday, December 6th, 2013
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 on the back seat of the car on the way to town, and at the top of Hospital Bend, my aunt pointing to Robben Island
Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
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 island is overrun by rabbits. And the...
Wednesday, January 6th, 2010