German is not often appreciated as a language, it's been described as ugly be many famous writers, and the country has a history that is not often romanticised. Despite this Henrietta Bollinger has grown an obsession with German and Germany. Hear her talk about what it is that obsessed her, and why it's important to love learning foreign languages.
Henrietta Bollinger is a playwright , a poet and an accidental sociologist. Her plays have been staged in New Zealand, Australia and England. Her most recent writing has been for Salient, discussing current disability issues in the column Token Cripple.