Category Archives: City Life

Banksy’s Truck Full of Wailing Toy Animals Turns Up at Glastonbury

Let’s go back to slow food, locally produced and ethically treated! Such as the indigenous Nguni cattle which are hardy and happy animals of the South East Lowveld of Zimbabwe! PLEASE! Banksy’s Truck Full of Wailing Toy Animals Turns Up … Continue reading

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Cinderella pantomime and pasta with roasted cherry tomato salsa…

Why does Buttons look so worried? And have you ever seen an uglier pair of ugly sisters? We are off to the Zimbabwean Reps production of Cinderella pantomime tonight..accompanied by the grand babies from the bush, who love dressing up … Continue reading

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Bootcamp, ballet and rhinos….!

At home in Harare after the British trip, and after the variable weather of the British Isles, we enjoy the warmth of our Harare garden, and catch up with Kelli’s news…after months of fitness Bootcamp and eight weeks of intense … Continue reading

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After the Tusk Trust Talk, Cullen Skink with Mussels

Yum, immersed deep in the Scottish countryside, I make one of my favorite dishes…Cullen Skink….but I digress…     More than 500 guests listen to Clive, at the American Express Conservation Lecture 2013, a stunning event hosted by the Royal Geographic society… … Continue reading

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Freestate

  (88) Freestate. Freestate A short film by Martha Ferguson A Woman and her Driver have a special bond until a shattering event forces them to redefine their relationship. The film takes place in Southern Africa. Martha is a Canadian … Continue reading

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Taste of Africa

  SAVE THE DATE! Taste of Africa Saturday 29th June 2013 Mukuvisi Woodlands, Harare 12 noon until dusk falls. “Taste of Africa” is a safari, a taste of real Africa, celebrating one of Africa’s most endangered species, Painted Wolves. Safari –a journey … Continue reading

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My Birthday with Painted Wolf Wine and family

What a lovely week I have had….celebrating another birthday with dear family at my Harare house…   Whee ha! I was not cooking-so nice to be treated……we had barbecued Chicken Kebabs, cooked by Clive – grilled to perfection over Mopani … Continue reading

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