Glen Retief is an Associate Professor of nonfiction writing at Susquehanna University. His The Jack Bank: A Memoir of a South African Childhood won a Lambda Literary Award.
Stick-it-out Saffers; greener-pastures chicken runners. For countries like South Africa, with large and vibrant diasporas, a degree of mutual misunderstanding between stay-at-homers and global-nomads is perhaps inevitable. By GLEN RETIEF.