‘Well, now,’ he said, ‘what do they call you?’
‘Jackie, father,’ I said.
‘And what’s a-trouble to you, Jackie?’
‘Father,’ I said, feeling I might as well get it over while I had him in good humour, ‘I had it all arranged to kill my grandmother.’ Continue reading My kind of priest
Are you sitting comfortably, children, ready for a story? Not if you’re a Yoruba child (thirty million speakers, Benin and Nigeria and elsewhere) . You’re waiting for:
Here is a story! Story it is. Continue reading Once upon a time…..
Everyone wants to go to Miss Smellie’s school. Nobody wants to go to Mrs Yeller’s school, which is just around the corner. Continue reading Sunday Slice: Gert for kids *