Photos Boys just become men, freshly returned from the mountain school. Witchdoctor Santu Ngoana Jesu Secondary School building for Principal Tsita’s office, the kitchen, and staffroom Classroom of Form A my first year — no books but good desks Typical summer afternoon thunderstorm as viewed from my house — and soon the Tsoaing River below will flood A jump rope made from the summer’s tall grass occupies the hostel girls until dark An approaching winter storm as viewed from my house looking south Form B student, Mpho, eating papa and beans for lunch with a second helping on deck Ts’oeneng Mountain with the church and village outskirts spread beneath Lemeko trying out my red rock climbing shoes First lunch exchange of grilled cheese and bean soup with Ntheka, Masopha, and ‘Mamonaheng Tumelo gave me this bowl cut Running race against nearby school St. Barnabas Shepherds staying warm in winter Ngoana Jesu staff in 2005: Matlali, Albertina, ‘Malimpho, Principal Tsita, Greg, ‘Masamuel, Lemphane Masopha’s brother Ramphume with one of their father’s cattle Daughters Makhala and Tholang Ntlamu dancers at the farewell feast Principal Tsita and me at the farewell feast Girls doing mokhibo at the farewell feast ‘Malefa Taunyane — super student by 2 replies on “Photos” Loved the book and now seeing your photos has made it even more special. I lived in Ghana, West Africa, for five years and your book brought back beautiful memories. Thanks for that! Thanks for the kind comment, Jill. Great to hear the book connected with your own experiences in Ghana. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of new posts by email.