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Unpersons I subscribe to a word-a-day email through Wordsmith.org. I thought it rather fitting in light of Tuesday’s post that today’s word was unperson – noun, a person regarded as nonexistent. My piece on Tuesday 14 August was about people regarded as things, possessions without feelings. Today I am thinking about those people we don’t regard at all; […]

I’m reading Reports Before Daybreak by Brent Meersman. It’s set in the murky 80s in the South Africa of my teens. There is so much to discuss about this book and that time – the boys who were sent to the army to fight ‘the enemy’; the ‘terrorists’, treated so savagely by the apartheid army; the […]