My somewhat lopsided Leopard, with all its intricate and significant markings, took me ages to complete, and finally brought me to this question : Can a leopard change its spots ?
This questions reminded me of a sweet Bible joke, – and a play on words that has the
power to make me smile.
Before I share it with you I have to set a scene from our history for you to understand my little joke, – and some of our nation’s culture tensions.
We have 11 official languages in South Africa ! One of which is Afrikaans. The Afrikaners were part of the forge from European nations e.g. the Dutch, French and German, who all had their reasons to set sail for African shores in the distant past.
In the wake of the discovery of gold and diamonds, the Anglo-Boer (the war between the Afrikaans farmers and English…
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