Monthly Archives: June 2009

You’re at home here, sisi

June 28, 2009 The concept of time is gradually reforming itself in my head. Things are slower and happen when they happen, no matter how well-laid your plans or intentions may be. You often find yourself waiting for all sorts … Continue reading

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The King owes me a pilot’s license

June 25, 2009 I have gotten myself into a little fake love triangle here at the guest house. It all started when I asked Celiwe if a girl can ever say “Zumbu” to a man (Zumbu, you may remember, is … Continue reading

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Journey of Life

June 24, 2009 “When I was 12, my mother passed away. My choices: stay in my house alone, or move to a relative’s house away from everyone I knew.” This is what I saw when I caught a glimpse of … Continue reading

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The foot, it does not have nostrils.

Last week, at one of the Days of the African Child, I sat on one of the only tables still assembled at the end of the day, feet dangling, and as Sandile (a work colleague) walked by, he asked me … Continue reading

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All those children I’ve been “shooting”? Here they are!

So I know that many of you have been asking for pictures, and I want to thank all of you for being patient as I uploaded them using the very, very slow internet here. I’ve now got enough of them … Continue reading

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