Monthly Archives: February 2014

A week of jokes

MONDAY The mother of a 17-year-old girl was concerned that her daughter was having sex. Worried the girl might become pregnant and adversely impact the family’s status, she consulted the family doctor. The doctor told her that teenagers today were … Continue reading

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Utterly shameful

Cathy’s letter from Zimbabwe Dear Family and Friends, For a few months I’ve been slowing down on the frequency of my fourteen year marathon of Letters from Zimbabwe. There are many critics but also much despair about the backward slide … Continue reading

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Pilots & Control Towers

Actual Exchanges Between Pilots And Control Towers Tower: “Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o’clock, 6 miles!” Delta 351: “Give us another hint! We have digital watches!” ************************************************************************************* Tower:”TWA 2341, for noise abatement turn right 45 Degrees.” TWA 2341: … Continue reading

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News from Cathy in Zimbabwe

President Mugabe turns 90 on the 21st February and his public birthday celebration is being held in Marondera. For a few weeks we’ve been waiting for the usual frenzy of face lifting that comes before a VIP arrives in town … Continue reading

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Lessons

Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once Talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contestwas to find the most caring child. The winner was: 1. A four-year-old child, whose next door neighbour was an elderly … Continue reading

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Manure – an explanation

Manure… An interesting fact Manure : In the 16th and 17th centuries, everything for export had to be transported by ship. It was also before the invention of commercial fertilizers, so large shipments of manure were quite common. It was … Continue reading

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