Category Archive: Zimbabwe

37 years on, Mugabe steps down

These last few days have been insane. 5 days ago it was snowing and today it’s 37 degrees. It’s been a long hot day and we’ve been sitting on the verandah, enjoying a… Continue reading

The Point and Shoot African road trip

It’s been a while since I’ve properly posted! We’ve been on the road you see and I can comfortably say that I would make an utterly crap travel blogger! Writing and publishing blog… Continue reading

Weathering the Storm

It’s a typical African Christmas. Days are filled with long sessions in the swimming pool – interrupted by short and dramatic thunder storms or by mum calling the kids in for lunch. A… Continue reading

The Enchanted land of The Vumba

If someone asked me why I love the Vumba – it would be for this: I’m not a golfer. Yet the Vumba has a certain kind of magic that makes me want to pick… Continue reading

A White Horse in the clouds

When I visit the Vumba Mountains, I feel like I’m being swept up in a fairy-tale, a make belief world! For me this enchanting land stirs up the memories and imagination of a… Continue reading

The road less travelled

After our nightmarish Beitbridge border experience, we had zero tolerance for queues. For the last leg of our journey back home, we chose the quieter road and border post into Mozambique, Espungabera. Probably… Continue reading

CHAOS at the Border Post, Musina/Beitbridge

We were insane! What in the name of good sense were we thinking when we decided to go back home to Mozambique via Zimbabwe? We ignored the news that 2 twins had been… Continue reading