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Letters from Zimbabwe began in February 2000, providing eye witness accounts of seventeen years of upheaval, farm invasions, political violence, social turmoil and catastrophic economic collapse which eventually led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe in November 2017.

These blogs about life in Zimbabwe, continue the story, starting from January 2018.

Dear Family and Friends, Arriving at the wide blue river crossed with swathes of golden sand, there was a feeling of overwhelming …

Dear Family and Friends, As dawn breaks in Zimbabwe there’s a delicate pink in the wispy early morning clouds in the days …

Dear Family and Friends, It seems insensitive, almost offensive to write about anything else when bombs and missiles are falling, cities lie …

Don’t blame the police

Dear Family and Friends, Tropical Cyclone Gombe hit Madagascar ten days ago and then moved across the channel into Mozambique and Malawi …

Dear Family and Friends, I am ashamed to start this letter with the news that Zimbabwe abstained from the ‘Aggression against Ukraine’ …

Zimbabwe’s Thuggery Methods

Dear Family and Friends, I slowed down on the highway as a stream of school kids skipped and cavorted along the roadside …

Yellow is Zimbabwe’s new red

Dear Family and Friends, After 22 years of writing about events and life in Zimbabwe it would be remiss of me not …

Dear Family and Friends, On a rock on the path the trail marker is painted: a white circle with a green antelope …

Guilty during land reform

Dear Family and Friends, The rainy season in Zimbabwe has taken hold and everywhere is green and soggy under dark purple skies. …

Happy Christmas from Zimbabwe

As the sun sets on another year of my books and Letters from Zimbabwe I want to thank all my friends on …

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