How football explains Africa: Q & A with filmmaker DEBS GARDNER-PATERSON
Obviously the wisdom of elders is crucial – BUT kids often have a very ‘clean’ and healthy take on the world, not clouded by politics or disappointment. That’s what’s amazing about a young perspective. I have been impacted by the passion of teenage and 20something Rwandans who I know – who are absolutely adamant that there will be no future genocide on their watch. Protecting, listening and empowering that passion and conviction is crucial for all of us.
A writer’s lot: the elusive search for perfection. – Conversation with L. LEE LOWE
The hardest part of living in a foreign country is, for a writer, the loss of one’s native language. Obviously I still speak and read it, as well as write in it, but the ebb and flow of the living language is missing.