Don’t Deny Your Children Their Inheritance

By |January 22nd, 2014|Founders|Comments Off on Don’t Deny Your Children Their Inheritance

Your mother tongue is a blessing; it is your responsibility as a parent to ensure that it is passed down to the next generation.

My great, great, grandfather arrived in Africa to start a new life. English was the language of the new land that Cecil Rhodes had claimed for the Queen of England and so Harold Zimmerman forsook his native German in favour of the Queen’s English. He spoke to my great grandmother in heavily accented, broken English and so the cultural inheritance that was to be my grandmother’s, my mother’s and possible mine too, was lost. Had I […]