Daily Archives: April 10, 2014

72% done with The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood

Too bad more people aren’t like her father. It never occurred to Mr. Roos that the Africans knew perfectly well how everything works and that stealing the cattle would be quite easy just because the Europeans thought they were not smart enough.

So much smug superiority and outright racism – so much based on an idea of culture and ‘civilization’ like baking pies, and pianos.

Who’s the dummy now? Very funny.