Visit to Liliesleaf

We celebrated Daniel’s birthday today with a visit to Lilies Leaf Farm – where the Rivonia trialists were captured on the 11 July 1963. What a great museum. The exhibitions were fun and engaging for the children and inspiring and moving for the adults. I am finding regular visits to our museums keep reminding me that...

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Remembering the dream…

On the 10th May 1994, when Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as President of South Africa. In his speech he encouraged the nation as follows… “Out of the experience of an extraordinary human disaster that lasted too long, must be born a society of which all humanity will be proud. Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans...

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Video on my visit to Sharpville today

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVQbv6BWing] On 21 March 2012, Human Rights Day in South Africa, our family visited Sharpville to learn more about what had happened there. On the 21 March 1960, 60 people were killed and over 200 people injured as police opened fire on a peaceful crowd who were coming to hand themselves over to the...

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Sharpville anyone?

Thinking of visiting the site of the Sharpville Masacre tomorrow to share some of the history with our kids. Anyone keen to join us? Maybe a picnic afterwards?

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Legacy of 16 June 1976

Sacrifice rooted in love leaves a legacy. The only way to bring about lasting change is to live sacrificially. In fact the only way to challenge economic, political or religious power is though sacrifice. True authority comes through humble, loving sacrifice. Even if life itself is taken away, your life will continue to speak if...

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