Category Archives: theatre

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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Frogs, mud and Grandbabies, Christmas tree and baobab tree…..

Back again at last, to Senuko in the Lowveld, where I find my summer flowering Sabi Stars in full bloom… Clive prepares stir fry lunch – chili noodles with chillies fresh from our garden… I make a white bean pate, … 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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“Golden Dog Days”

“Golden Dog Days” – acrylic on canvas – 126 x 400 cm – by Lin Barrie, is a huge 4 meter long canvas, 126 cm deep, worked on by various people over a few years! Kelli Barker, (my make-up-artist daughter) … Continue reading

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Chilo Gorge Lodge Gardens

Chabaudii Aloes overlook the Save River……   Sabi Star…Adenium obesum is a ‘fat ‘ name for such a beautiful plant!   Arthur Barrie spent months last year creating these stunning rock gardens….   A joyous splash of pure colour….   … 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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Machangana Culture

Visit my page: Machangana Culture. what an inspiring community the Machangana, (Shangaan ) people are…..thoroughly embracing modern technology and a competitive world, yet they embrace and respect cultural and family tradition as well…

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