Heritage Day: What’s a Braai gotta do with it?

Heritage Day: What’s a Braai gotta do with it?

As 24 September draws near and the typical wood versus briquette debate “flames up” (again), I’ve had many musings ahead of the celebrations: Why is the day important to us? What should we be doing? What is our “heritage”? Why does it even matter?

I found myself perplexed with one question in particular that, perhaps, is one of the simplest and  at the same time most head-scratching-it’s-so-simple-it’s-not-simple questions: “But what is Heritage Day actually all about?”

The answer? “Well it’s about heritage… or something.” This was one of the …

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