My maternal grandmother, Winifred de Kok, was tall, angular and outspoken. I often think of the time we were playing a game with my mother and brothers and she had to define the word ‘pismire’. ‘Well,’ she said, ‘everybody knows that a mire is a bog, a horrible black smelly bog…’ She c…
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