When it comes to furniture, many South Africans grew up with, one iconic piece that was the backdrop of a lot of homes is the room divider. A popular piece that has sentimental value, with so many memories.
Homes across the country made this piece of furniture the centerpiece of their exquisite design, a place where they keep the much loved family album, those expensive cutlery collection that’s only taken out when special guest make a visit, those cookies enjoyed only on Christmas Day.
Though many homes have adapted with the times, the memories that were made growing up still feature the iconic room divider.
Thomas and Skhumba went down memory lane, asking Kaya 959 listeners what their favorite childhood memories when it comes to their family room divider, this is what some of them had to say:
Some even shared images of theirs on social media:
— LethukuthulaLuthango (@Samluthango) September 9, 2021
— TGom (@FifizaPoto) September 9, 2021
— Mandla Mings Mthembu (@MthembuMings) September 9, 2021
My mom’s Room Divider:
– It’s sitting against the wall
– Has our graduation pics
– It has Fine Bone China crockery that mom hardly uses. Maybe if #ThomasAndSkhumba were to visit, we’ll take it out 🤣
– I can’t even buy a <50″ TV because obviously it wont fit pic.twitter.com/6VP7QVx1aT
— . (@gomza_) September 9, 2021
Every family had their own use of the room divider, here’s what some had to say they remember the most: