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Reflections of a Wayward Boy – Wanderings in the Diaspora As Exiled, Stateless, Brand-New Parents

[Daily Maverick] After a hair-raising journey, Barbara and I arrived in Zambia in October 1968 to a warm, friendly, if bureaucratic, welcome -- and a job with the 'Times' and 'Sunday Times of Zambia'. We soon started planning to settle in that country for a long haul: apartheid South Africa was making diplomatic progress into the continent and the ANC was apparently in a chaotic state. But little more than two years later, expelled from Zambia, we -- with infant daughter, dog, cat and portable goods -- were driving to Bots