Archive for June 5, 2019

SPLM Reunion at Crossroads

Posted: June 5, 2019 by aljokd in Junub Sudan

By Malith Alier, Perth, Australia

Pagan Amum, Mustafa Biong, and Telar Ring Deng, at the house of Telar in Nairobi, Kenya, during the funeral of Gen Andrew Makur Thou

Wednesday, 5 June, 2019 (PW) –— It’s in children’s blood to play most of the time. In a single day the play can take a large chunk of time which nobody cares about. Time is on their side! To help the kids kill off their idle time, adults or minders have created playgrounds and toys of various shapes and colours for the amusement. On the playground there is the seesaw.

A seesaw balanced on a single pivot enables the merry inclined kids to sit on either side. As one goes up on one side the other goes down until they no longer feel the thrill. The child moves to the swing and does the play. And then tries the toys, turns them upside down, assemble them.

And finally, build castles in the sand. Two conditions must first exist in a child who seeks this kind of thrills; good health and full tummy. With this perfect conditions, the child would repeat over and over again the play scene until the bored parent says enough is enough, let’s go home!