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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, Excuse this last late Letter from Zimbabwe in 2020. It’s been such a hard, painful, lonely, frightening year …

Dear Family and Friends, It’s green and purple and grey in Zimbabwe because at last the rainy season has set in, just …

BLACK FRIDAY SALE

It’s here! BLACK FRIDAY sale. Publishers LULU are offering 30% OFF my Beautiful Zimbabwe 2021 calendar and all my books until midnight …

Hostages and hostage takers

Dear Family and Friends, For the past fortnight we’ve been melting in Zimbabwe as we wait for the rain to move down …

Dear Family and Friends, Watching election USA from the other side of the Atlantic we begin to feel as if it is …

Dear Family and Friends, There’s nothing nicer than sitting outside these early mornings when its cool and quiet and the weavers are …

Zimbabwe 2021 Calendar

Dear Family and Friends, It’s that time of year when the first early rains of the season are starting to fall. Blue …

Surviving Zimbabwe

Surviving Zimbabwe

Dear Family and Friends, September is a raw, beautiful month in Zimbabwe: yellow, gold, orange and brown. Many of the trees are …

Dear Family and Friends, Under the beautiful red Msasa trees a woman sits on the ground, her precious wares fidgeting in front …

Dear Family and Friends, On the dusty highway kids sit on the roadside alongside the potholes. It’s sugar cane cutting time in …

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