It’s time dead white men moved on


What do we do with dead white men? Do we ignore them? Do we pass by their gravesite at night? Does it matter they are men? Does it matter they are white? What to do with male writers with a pinkish colour whose weary bones have been laid to rest? In other words, do we … Continue reading It’s time dead white men moved on

LANG SKADUWEES IN AFRIKA


In this book by the South African writer Connie Luyt we follow three women of three generations in their journey from South Africa to British East Africa (Kenya) and back to South Africa and on to Kenya.  We first meet Francine van Rensburg (born June 3, 1877). Francine is a Labuschagne who married into the … Continue reading LANG SKADUWEES IN AFRIKA