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Cake and coffee for an hour and an ear

Instead of surfing the web or playing soccer, 15-year-old Nicholas spends each Wednesday afternoon with an elderly widow. He lends his time and an ear – but gains in turn a completely new perspective on life.

Listen to the report by Li Fern Ong:

Coffee and cake for an hour and an ear

Nicholas Kessler and Hertha Belau

Hertha Belau (right) says Nicholas prefers marble cake when he comes to visit her each week (Photo: Li Fern Ong)


Tuesday 04.06.2013 | 11:59