Cathy

Cathy Buckle is well known for her writings of daily life in Zimbabwe. These are sent to subscribers around the world and are regularly featured by a number of international print and broadcast media outlets.

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. It’s the time of year when lightning rips across the sky and thunder rattles windows in their frames. Pounding rain and hail storms are the order of the day and the roads are …

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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 social media for reading, sharing, liking and commenting on my work. Thanks for visiting my website, donating, buying books and for your wonderful comments on my new photobook Zimbabwe’s Timeless Beauty. To subscribe …

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Too hot to walk barefoot

Dear Family and Friends, Greetings from under Zimbabwe’s beautiful blue sky on a scorching hot December day. All the windows and doors are open, it’s too hot to walk barefoot outside after ten in the morning and every day we search the sky for signs of rain. In the grasslands the Abdims Storks patrol, on …

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BLACK FRIDAY SALE 26 – 29 November 2021

BLACK FRIDAY BIG SAVINGS. Christmas, delivered right to your door! Publishers LULU are offering 30% OFF all my books until midnight 30 November 2021. Use discount code SAVE30 to claim the discounts and follow either of these links to order https://cathybuckle.co.zw/    https://www.lulu.com/spotlight/CathyBuckle2018  CathyCathy Buckle is well known for her writings of daily life in …

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Walking with elephants

Dear Family and Friends, Under a stormy November sky I headed north east on the highway. It was a very hot day and the humidity was suffocating; the rains are very near. Up a steep and winding mountain road a  lone Jacaranda tree was still dropping the last of its purple flowers and round the …

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The sounds of Zimbabwe

Dear Family and Friends, Banging and crashing, lightning zig-zagging across the purple sky, trees bending sideways in a fierce wind, leaves ripped off branches and then the rain came, pounding down so hard you couldn’t hear yourself think, the first storm of the season had arrived in my home town. That night the voices of …

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Hands across the fence

Dear Family and Friends, I am writing my Letter From Zimbabwe today in memory of my friend who passed away this week. His story is our story and versions of it can be told over and over again across our country where we are a nation unable to move forward as we are suffocated by …

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