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Red Hill Writing Workshop One

4 Jun 2012
The Red Hill workshop was the beginning of a process. We learned a lot. Hopefully, so did the children.

Articles

31 May 2012
I’m a girl 15 years of age. I live with my parents in a small community where everyone knows everyone. I describe myself as a caring person always looking out for my fellow neighbours when they are...
31 May 2012
When I wake up in the morning, I hear the birds singing different verses. When I open the window, I see the clouds running from side to side and I know that rain is coming.
31 May 2012
I am ATHULE I was born in Eastern Cape and I am the loving person. I am living in RED-HILL.
31 May 2012
My name is Cynthia Marinus I’m sixteen years old. I live in South Africa in the place called Simon’s Town. There are so many things you can do and so many things to see in south Africa. In many...
31 May 2012
I am a girl who lives in Red-Hill and I am still a young teenager. I live with my mother, brother and sister. I live in a community that has few people but is a very peaceful and safe place. I live...
31 May 2012
I’m Nosiphiwo Xatshi I am fifteen years old, living in Red Hill and I am doing Grade Ten this year in Masiphumelele High School.
31 May 2012
My name is Alicia Marinus I’m sixteen years old. I live in South Africa in the place called Simon’s Town. There are so many things you can do and so many things to see in South Africa. In many places...
31 May 2012
The place where I live is not what I dream about. I wanted to live somewhere I would feel happy - like America or Europe, but not Africa. Where they placed me, I have to travel to get somewhere I...
31 May 2012
When I wake up in the morning, I hear the sound of chirping birds. I feel the cold wind from outside through the holes in my house.
31 May 2012
I wake up in the morning feeling as if it’s going to be a good day, with a cool breeze from outside. I go and brush my teeth. There are dark grey clouds, black trees and dripping rain. I realize that...
31 May 2012
When I wake up in the morning, I see someone next to me - my little sister. I see the roof and I see my family. Outside I see the sea and the houses of my community of Red Hill. It is raining and it...
31 May 2012
Every morning I wake up the first thing that I hear is the wind blowing. Buses going up and down the ocean breezing birds sing. The first things that I smell is the pap that is cooking the sea that...
31 May 2012
Red Hill is a place where different people live; it is a good place. What I like about it is there is no crime and you can walk about any time you like. For us as teenagers, it is a good place to...
31 May 2012
Every morning when I wake up I hear chickens screaming. That is the signal that I must get up and prepare myself for school. Birds are singing and the wind is blowing very cold, fresh air.
31 May 2012
Red Hill is a place where we live with different people who come from different homes. It is a place where we have positive as well as negative things.
31 May 2012
Waking up in Red Hill is a good feeling because you can smell the fire and hear the chickens and the wind blowing. I wake up thinking what the weather is going to be like.
31 May 2012
I am person who is classical and self-motivated. I am a person who is caring and kind. I’m a person who has emotions as well.
31 May 2012
When I wake up, I feel fresh air - and wind and rain, and hear the sound of dogs. My mother is doing up the house and the children are trying to wake up and crying to her to help them.