Kenneth Kaunda

I share Lord Steel’s astonishment that the Scotsman did not report the death of Kenneth Kuanda, Zambia’s first President. This letter, by Lord Steel, was published in the Scotsman on … Continue reading Kenneth Kaunda

Stone feathers, frozen mid-flight

I recently read this book by Peter Ross: This is a deeply moving book written by a man who observes much of what most of us fail to see! I … Continue reading Stone feathers, frozen mid-flight

‘SCOTUS’

John Gibson Scott, my uncle, was known to his fellow university students as ‘SCOTUS’. My uncle died on 7th May 2012. He was a man not without flaws [who is … Continue reading ‘SCOTUS’

‘Were you silent when we died?’

The following is a piece of art based on short passages from  HALF OF A YELLOW SUN  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: