My memory of Madiba’s release

For me, it started with one of those phone calls you don’t ordinarily want to receive… A call from your mother while you’re on a weekend school camp. And that on the Saturday night. The call was short, and to the point: “They say Mandela is being released tomorrow, so we’re fetching you and any…

happy birthday madiba!

today is the birthday of one of the world’s true gentlemen. true to his convictions, tolerant of others, and respectful – always. what an example he has set! yep, nelson mandela is 90 today. i am so very very happy for him, that he has had so many years post-prison to spend with his family…