Shaka at the Knysna Literary Festival

In March (2013), I had the pleasure of heading off to beautiful Knysna to attend their fourth annual Literary Festival. I was touched by the response I got when I addressed some of the local kids, and we shared different stories and story telling techniques. This is me in their midsts…Image

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I Love Stories…

First Published as the Magic of Story Time in Times & Sowetan, March 2013 

I love stories. I love storybooks.

I still remember some of my childhood stories. I can’t even say I had a favourite story – I just loved story time. Even when I was older, I made sure I had my story time. Meanwhile, my mother made sure I was always exposed to books.


When I was 11, I discovered the most interesting library. It was in an ANC camp for MK soldiers in Angola, just outside Luanda.

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