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A tale of two birthdays

South Africa 20 years of freedomToday is South Africa’s birthday (well, one of them anyway, depending on which history book you read).  On this day, twenty years ago,  South Africa went to the polls for our first democratic elections.  Symbolically, it was the moment the people of SA attained freedom from oppression, thus it’s name:  Freedom Day.

Today is also my niece’s first birthday.  As she is the first grandchild in the family, it’s a pretty big deal (which probably means I’ll have to suffer through being congratulated again for something which is in no way my fault). Continue reading “A tale of two birthdays”