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I’ve been back in Zimbabwe for almost a week, and I am slowly returning to normalcy. The first few days, I was exhausted and a bit under the weather, so I didn’t do much except for sleep, cuddle my cats, and watch tv shows on my computer.But now I seem to have gotten back on […]

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Rainy season starts in October or November here in Zimbabwe. I remember a good few days of heavy rain in October, and the day I left for London it rained heavily. So, while I was away, I assumed that rainy season would be in full swing. But it wasn’t. Instead, I kept hearing people speak […]

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I am a wreck. This has been my worst trip home. (with the exception of the time that I flew home from Kathmandu to Toronto with a fever/flu and had to wait for 21 hours in the transit lounge of Delhi). It started off last Monday with yet another Air Zimbabwe cancellation. I seriously don’t […]

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It’s ironic, but tobacco is beautiful. I mean, actually, incredibly beautiful. Lush, bright green, full.I’ve been watching it grow. It’s hard to miss, seeing as though my drive to and from work takes me right through a HUGE tobacco field. And as I drive up to D section on my way home from work, it’s […]

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I was supposed to fly to England today.“Supposed to” being the key phrase.Have you ever heard of an airline that is renowned for grounding its planes and regularly not flying? I think Air Zimbabwe might be the only one.I had been forewarned of this possibility, and even joked about it with people on the farm […]

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