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Remembering a Time – Johannesburg (Blog)

The reports this week of the Pistorius bail hearing in South Africa, with the attendant criticism of the investigating police officer have brought back memories of the nineties when I accompanied my husband on secondment to Johannesburg. sacks08 / Foter.com … Continue reading

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Ouma and The Wood Pigeon (Every Day Fiction, July 2011)

Winter had arrived early and that June morning when I left the house, the kikuyu grass was iced with a thick hoar frost that crunched beneath my feet as I skipped towards the pool.  The sun struggled out of the … Continue reading

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We’re moving house again – Johannesburg style (Financial Times Weekend Review, June 1999)

He was from one of the sprawling black townships north of Johannesburg, and this was his second week in his first job.  Standing in our kitchen, clutching the hose he had just wrenched from the water inlet, he was staring … Continue reading

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