As the so called “second wave” of the Coronavirus threatens to hit, there are growing reports that we are at it again – Buying bog roll.
Those who have lived long enough to remember a civilian aircraft being shot down in the then Rhodesia in 1978 have long since associated Terror September with our capacity for violence and evil. The international silence that followed rubbed caustic soda in the wounds of the bereaved. While another attack has happened since, with far
Rhodesian Remembrance 2020, the paty, the music and a plea from the Golden Oldies
Stats and statues : You are the slave enabler. You are the statue.
Bad news gushes out of Southern Africa, while good news seems trickle. This post by Tyler Leigh Vivier reminded me that life is about balance, and there is plenty to celebrate. What else is good? Pic is CC
A gay Rhodesian? The thought never occurred to me before, I don’t know why. Peter Wood changed that. He wrote a book called Mud Between My Toes which ticks one name off my Christmas gift lists this year -If I can stop listening to him long enough to actually order a copy. greatwhitetribe.com is a
September – South African songwriter Don Clarke
The divide between kitsch and keepsakes is as tiny as it is unfathomable. A blink ago, in the days when housework was a thing of mythology and terror, every home seemed to have a kist – Or chest? Kists and chests might look the same, but they are almost polar opposites. A kist is for
From a post by Rhodie Bushman For the young boys out there who never went to the army….. When you happen to come across some older men telling their army stories, you might laugh or sneer at the “old toppies talking army” again, but pause for a moment, look at their faces and you may
The Irish diaspora is something that I simply hadn’t thought much about until today, let alone the Irish Zimbabwe diaspora. We are creatures of habit, and I suppose the UK media focus on the African diaspora just made it possible to overlook the obvious fact that Irish migration was so widespread at one time that