Beyond Touch by Arja Salafranca was published in 2015, so, I am so late to this party, everybody else has gone home! Nevertheless, I give you my first impression of the first part of her collection. It must be just as good, still, as it was back then.
Every language has certain words which are just so precisely descriptive that you know exactly what they mean, even if it’s a very abstract concept. One such English word is ‘mind’. We just don’t have an Afrikaans equivalent for it that encompasses the concept in its entirety. But today, I’ll show you one such word in Afrikaans: Gewaarwording
With thanks to Adam Nieścioruk from Unsplash for the feature image. https://unsplash.com/s/photos/adam-niescioruk