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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

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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


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


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