Tonight the sky reminds me of the sea. The stars looks like grains of sand remembering the scattering of light and land. The clouds look like mother-of-pearl; blurred whites and grey rainbows. The moon looks like a celestial pearl; alone in the sea-sky.
“I should have been writing for far longer than 25 years. Why didn’t I start writing earlier on?” asked Dr Sindiwe Magona at the Puku Storytelling Festival where she launched her new book, Chasing the Tails of my Father’s Cattle, “Simply because I didn’t know anyone who looked like me who did such a foolish thing and called it work.”