No Past, No Future, No Hope and No Soul

Perhaps it was because of the combination of the two recent holidays, the 1st July celebration of the birth of Sir Seretse Khama and then the 20th, Presidents Day, which made me think about it.

Or perhaps it was a recent e mail from an émigré friend in the US which she ended with that famous, familiar quote of Seretse’s,

“A Nation without a Past is a lost Nation, a People without a Future is a People without Hope”. Presumably she appended those few words because they resonate for her, and indeed for many others and because they bring some kind of comfort and sense of identity, not least for those who are abroad.

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