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They Carry the World on their Heads

They Carry the World on their Heads

The women of Zimbabwe take on the adverse circumstances in their country with an admirable strength and undaunted humour. They know: only they who laugh survive! This book tells their stories. We meet them, young and old. We see them set out, fail – and then get up again. > more

Margin Notes

Forests are shit! Too many trees, everywhere, making it impossible to see what might be hiding. Hasan once lived in forests; during the war in his former native country. He learnt to hate forests. He would never have come here of his own free will. But then there was that letter from school. An invitation to a parents' evening, that much was clear. But not the next sentence: "Bring things from the woods with you to make advent decorations." Which is when Hasan decided to ask a friend for some advice. > more...