With immediate effect, I am no longer writing opinion and factual articles on Medium. I will be focusing on fiction only. I have been given a final warning by Medium that my account will be suspended if I write another article or comment as some are, apparently, hateful. As I find it difficult to understand why my particular thoughts are not acceptable, and as it is very stressful for me to try and figure out what I can and cannot write, I clearly cannot continue. I have no desire to offend anyone.

Interestingly, despite my strong objections to certain views, I have never reported them. People are free to believe what they like. The only things I have…

Tessa Schlesinger - Born and bred in Africa.

Complexity is never easy to explain, and far too many stick to black and white, and forget about the colors and the greys.