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As we approach workers day, we note with concern the unprecedented massive closure of companies that hit the city of Bulawayo as well as the delay in addressing the rampant levels of unemployment. 352 more words

The first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting system misrepresents Matabeleland voters

As is now standard practice in Zimbabwean elections, the 31/7/13 election outcome was immediately followed by rumblings from the main opposition, the MDC-T, who felt there were numerous elements not quite fair about it. 1,021 more words


X is for Xenophobia

My earliest recall of what I thought was an earthquake was an earth shuddering sound that shook Bulawayo one night in the late eighties. I vividly remember a thumping sound, the earth rumbled, windows rattled,chickens squawked and dogs barked. 407 more words

To describe, or not to describe...

When I wrote Silk Threads, I had no preconceived ideas about the setting, because I mostly wanted to write about a person with Aspergers Syndrome.  Obviously the book had to be set somewhere and since hardly anyone knows where Bulawayo is… 1,295 more words


Sleeping Dogs Lie

Recently, early 2015, there has been some objection to the statue of Cecil John Rhodes that stands on the upper campus of the University of Cape Town… 410 more words

Shaping A Writer

Easter Retail Therapy!!

Support us AND look good this Easter!!!

We are selling caps (pictured above) and T-shirts featuring our logo.

We’ve got all sizes of T-shirts (kids, small, medium, large, XL) in the following colors (green, light blue, navy, maroon, (pictured below) as well as white, yellow, and red). 31 more words

Healing With Horses

Hazardous Silent Treatment

Hello! I haven’t written in a looong time and I’ve lost a step or two. Here begins my blogging road to recovery…

She’s hurt and she wants to talk about it. 585 more words