Monthly Archives: January 2016

Cathy’s letter from Zimbabwe

Dear Family and Friends, When the barbel was hooked it didn’t come quietly: splashing and thrashing in the river, bending the rod to alarming angles. Once the hook was removed the slimy, whiskered fish did some fancy belly wiggling and … Continue reading

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Gareth Cliff’s letter to the South African Government

Dear Government OK, I get it, the President isn’t the only one in charge. The ANC believes in “collective responsibility” (So that nobody has to get blamed when things get screwed up), so I address this to everyone in government … Continue reading

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Letter from Zimbabwe – 15 January 2016

Dear Family and Friends, On a dust road soon after sunrise the children were already out, walking to their first day at school. You have to smile at the first timers in their bright crisp uniforms; creases still new from … Continue reading

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First Visit to the City

A fifteen year old Amish boy and his father visited the city for the very first time. They wandered around, marveling at the different sights. Eventually they got to a mall. They were amazed by almost everything they saw, but … Continue reading

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