‘ My great-grandfather, grandfather and father were all farmers. I married a farmer whose family have farmed their land for 3 generations. It is with deep sadness that I stand before you today and say that neither of my sons will want to farm in South Africa!
For 17 years I had the privilege of raising my 3 children on a beautiful citrus farm. They swam in the rivers and played in the orchards. They grew up free and fearless as all children should… Little did we know that our every move was being watched. An attack was being maliciously planned.
Our lives changed in an instant at 8 pm on 23 March 2018 when shots were fired directly at my eldest son’s head from outside, these shots missed his head by cm’s.
What followed was four hours of pure hell. I was shot as our attacker fired repeatedly through the doors of our home.
I can only describe this as feeling like WILD ANIMALS being hunted. Our attacker shot through the s