I think the authors of this article are overstating their point when thy talk about children’s literature and child abuse. In many countries good books for children, in a literary sense, are available. Next to that I think it is not right to state that a lack of children’s literature is a form of child … Continue reading it’s child abuse to neglect
Those of you who follow me on this weblog know that I like a good poem, especially the form of haiku. I have written and published a few haiku. Now I want to introduce you to a collection of haiku, poems written by Marié Heese.
The concept of concentration-camps has often been seen as an invention by German administrators, who used the concept to the full extent in the days of the Nazi-regime, last century. But we have to admit that the English much earlier used the concept of a concentration-camp: during the Anglo-Boer was in South Africa. Nicola Hanekom … Continue reading teks van nicola hanekom
You can always run away form your problems. But where do you hide? How long do you have to run? How far do you have to run? When do you get exhausted and collapse? Kabelo Mabalane (from South Africa) wrote his story of his life, a life of music and drug addiction. In a few … Continue reading join kabelo mabalane
I do not know who Yobaere is. She gives some clues in her article about being a lady in Nigeria, still under the discipline of her father, after she has studied abroad. ‘Highlandblue’ has written her story, he put her and many others in the spotlight. There are many Yobaere’s around in Nigeria. So it … Continue reading the audacity of being a nigerian daughter
Just some background information on the two names mentioned in the heading of this article. The first name is the one of Olivia Forsyth who was born 1960 (London, United Kingdom) to South Africa. Shortly afterwards her parents moved back to South Africa. Olivia was recruited by the South African Intelligence community to be a … Continue reading olivia forsyth says