Studied Literature, Philosophy and Theology in Berlin.
Worked as a journalist for radio and newspapers, with emphasis on South Africa. During this time published several books and studies on South Africa.
studied Theatre in London, before moving to Germany, marrying and having three children.
In Kenya. Built up an income-earning self-help project in the slums around Nairobi.
Worked for altogether a year with the Rev. Beyers Naude in Johannesburg.