Monthly Archive: September 2015

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Coming out of retirement…

Coming out of retirement, this charcoal iron that for decades has been used as a door stop. The daintily painted flowers will burn off as soon as it is fired...

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More of the same but much, much worse

Power cuts can now be expected in our cities starting from as early as 4.00 a.m. and lasting through to 10.00 p.m. or thereabouts, says the electricity utility. It is...

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Rhodes loses his nose

Those who don’t like Rhodes have been at it again. They have cut off his nose with a power tool, probably an angle grinder. The bronze bust gazes into the...

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Only in Zimbabwe?

President Robert Mugabe in the Harare parliament ….. What an extraordinary chain of events. Mr Mugabe, 91, delivered the wrong speech at the official opening of parliament, one he had...

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Deep in the cactus now?

When will the cactus really hit the fan? How deep in it are we? The electricity supply people just announced that from September 1 power output from the Kariba hydroelectric...