Monthly Archive: June 2015


James Horner’s final crescendo

🔊 Theme music from Titanic, a popular movie in Zimbabwe and repeated often on satellite television. Prolific Hollywood composer James Horner died from what the coroner called “blunt force trauma”...


Money doesn’t grow on trees

In the record books, again for all the wrong reasons. Until September, Zimbabweans can cash in their old defunct local currency, the Zimbabwe dollar. The biggest bank note, ZD 100...


The riches of language

The eavesdropped conversation went like this: Diplomat: ”What are you going to do to fix that corruption problem I read about in the morning paper?” Politician: ”We’ll fix the reporter.”...