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Diplomacy - Not Your Simple 1, 2, 3

Often times, when people mention “diplomacy,” grey suited negotiators seated at round tables with stacks of documents in front of them come into mind. Little do most people realize that such an art within the world of politics reaches far beyond a simple negotiation table. 163 more words

Politics

THE RHODESIA NATIVE REGIMENT and RHODESIAN AFRICAN RIFLES MEMORIAL

                                               MEMORIAL     

       THE RHODESIA NATIVE REGIMENT and RHODESIAN AFRICAN RIFLES 

Through the hard work of a number of people, and the generosity of many donors, the construction of the Memorial has commenced. 629 more words

Rhodesian African Rifles

SHEDNOTES 95: Proper conservatism

The Shed has to confess to being a bit behind with its election commentary. We did like Simon Jenkins, Guardian, when he wrote …

We won’t touch. 514 more words

Notes From The Shed

The betrayal of Lobengula

This is the sixth installment in a series about Rhodesia.

Lobengula had investigated the white concessionaires and the missionaries, and determined that the Rudd concession was a fraud. 1,608 more words

History

I'm A Believer

“If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.” – Lord Salisbury… 11 more words

Humor

Lobengula and the concession hunters

This is the second installment in a series about Rhodesia.

King Lobengula of the Matabele found himself extraordinarily popular with white men—too popular. Day in and day out, they rode in their wagons to the royal residence at Bulawayo, where they pestered him with requests. 1,708 more words

History

Bob and Charlie

Bob’s your uncle

‘Bob’s your uncle’ is a typically English phrase not heard that often these days. It’s something that you say after you have explained how to do something, to emphasize that it will be simple and successful eg. 778 more words

People