girls dad knew

What little girls wish daddy knew

I’m spending the morning waiting for my car in the repair shop. Four men in flannel (I missed the flannel memo) and I sit around smelling tires and inhaling exhaust fumes while an enchanting little fairy is...
RP939cm14.tif

The Controversy of Circumcision

The Guardian UK just posted an article on what happens when circumcision in Africa goes wrong. Quite confrontational especially when you click through to a website showing images of what botched attempts look...
bostawana bushmen

Botswana Bushmen: Modern life is destroying us

The Kalahari sun is merciless: Two young women and two children little more than a year old are huddled under the only tree in the yard to escape the baking heat. We are in New Xade, a resettlement camp an...
christmas fb2ss

Merry Christmas Afritorialists!

The sun is shining It’s perfect timing Why? It’s Africa’s Christmas time No snow is falling Yet peace is calling Let’s share in a joy so sublime Then share a moment Forget the torment And join...