Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Dedan Kimathi and Me

In the first instalment of a series, Peter Swan recalls his service at an exciting time in Kenya's history.


Brought up a Catholic, my childhood was disrupted when two of my school years were spent evacuated away from city life in London to rural Newton Abbot in the County of Devonshire. My Christian upbringing continued, installing the belief that God monitored my every action, including my thoughts. Schooling in those days also emphasized the fact that the sun always shone on the British Empire.

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