Opinion pieces

An open letter to a racist

An open letter to a racist

by Robyn Wolfson Vorster   Dear Penny, We have never met but I have known you my whole life.  I’ve seen you in shops and on public transport, you have sidled up to me at parties, you even appeared at extended family gatherings when I was a child.  Perhaps you thought I was happy to chat, to hear you...

Dear Innocents, we failed you

Dear Innocents, we failed you

by Robyn Wolfson Vorster An open letter to aborted twin girls.   Dear Innocents, Today could have been your birthday.  Instead it marks a month since your mother aborted you, placed you in a plastic bag and left you under a “safe abortions” sign. Now I think about you every day.  So many questions remain unanswered: Why did your...