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Don’t pay lip service! Michaela Crawley WIP 2012

Don’t pay lip service! Michaela Crawley WIP 2012

This week we were given an opportunity to learn from our SAWIP brothers and sisters. The divide in South Africa was over race rather than religion. Nevertheless, there were similarities between the way conflict manifest there and in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. South Africans were lucky enough to have the strong figure of Nelson … Continue reading

Meeting Mandela – Wilme Verwoerd, WIP 2012

Meeting Mandela – Wilme Verwoerd, WIP 2012

Let me tell you a story. It begins like this. I am Irish and I am also South African. Half and half if you like. I was born in England, grew up in South Africa for 10 years and have lived in Ireland ever since. I like to think of myself as the early experiment … Continue reading