I grew up in
I spent my holidays in the most amazing places – in safari parks where giraffes reached somewhere above the jungles, chewing leaves off the top of trees and elephants tapped at our windows in the middle of the night. I remember the guides telling us of man-eating lions on the prowl and pointing to a leopard in the tree overhead. I remember having breakfast watching crocs and hippos sunbathe. I remember being completely over awed at the
Of course, something dark was always looming around. Crime was common and we constantly heard of coups and civil war around the neighbourhood.
When I left
One day, they will get their smiles back.