Random thoughts of a writer.

A child’s ‘why’ question.

Question – Were all people in South Africa once not South Africans?
Answer – No, they were put in areas & called something else.
Question – Why?
Answer – Well, at the time it seemed like a good idea.
Question – When did it change?
Answer – When the rest of the world got cross with South Africa.
Question – Why?
Answer – Well, at the time it seemed like a good idea.
Question – What changed?
Answer – Oh, a whole lot of things they called sanctions.
Question – Why?
Answer – Well, at the time it seemed like a good idea.
Question – What happened then?
Answer – We had elections & everyone became part of a Rainbow Nation.
Question – Why?
Answer – Well, because a Rainbow is bright & colourful & beautiful & tells the world what a wonderful country we are.
Question – And do all the colours now play with each other?
Answer – Well, not really.
Question – Why?
Answer – Well, at this point in time, it does not seem like a good idea.
Question – Why?

Now this could be considered my version of The Never Ending Story?