How SA’s Dream Factory ceased to be

How SA’s Dream Factory ceased to be

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In the beginning, operating out of Union Buildings, the South African operations turned dreams into visions and then into reality. But today…

The company’s directors shuffled into the glass and aluminium meeting room. The chairman (she didn’t believe in gender-correct nonsense) strode in, her folder tucked under the arm of her glittering, sequinned emerald costume. Her wings folded gently behind her and she said, in a tone which made it plain who was the boss: “Sit. Let’s get down to business.” Tinkerbelle still recalled the long days when she had been in the field years ago: the long missions, when she had flitted here and there in a gauzy haze sprinkled with moonbeams, taking dreams to unhappy and lonely children. She felt...




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