A collection of links & resources – everyday Rhodesian life.
You can read all the history books you like, & but the blood, guts & humour of any nation are treasures held only by its everyday people.
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When I was a When-We The sub-title reads – Rhodesia, the way it was, the way we spoke, the way we lived. It is a candid account of a white guy’s experiences during his life as a Rhodesian, & at times humorous, sad, hilarious & bitter/sweet. Contains some adult content
More ADULT stories – Language alert. Expect swearing.
We Killed Snakes then – We killed snakes in Africa in the 1960’s, many still do. Now, many of us know that the ecosystem is fragile & snakes have had a bad press, but things were simpler back then.
Night Raid – A story from central Africa & the Last of the Rhodesians
Rhodesian Postage Stamps – Before email & text messages there were stamps…
Rhodesian Recipes – Biltong, Bobotie, Boerewors, Cape Brandy Pudding, Guinea Fowl, Koeksusters, Melk Tart, Peri Peri Chicken, Sosaties, Mutton Curry, Rusks…..
Mike Boardman interview 2009 – Annie Berry interview in 2009. Mr Boardman answers questions in the UK about his experience of Rhodesia (focus on the 70s)
War Stories – Rhodesia, Zimbawe & South African
Headlines : Breaking News
1973 – Zambia Gunfire Kills Two Canadians – 15 May
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