Exhibiton of paintings by students at Cyrene Mission School in Zimbabwe some seventy years ago
My visit to this art exhibition in early October 2020 felt like a journey into a fragile time warp. I left it filled with nostalgia for the land where I was born … and with a question.
How would this show of school art from Africa, intended originally for international audiences in the 1940s, be seen in the middle of Black History Month in London, over seventy years later?
Live Show, Drink Included – Collected Stories by Vicky Grut (published by Holland Park Press)
I was hooked instantly by this collection of stories. Each one, layered with dialogue, let me witness from the inside.
Cook Off – a romantic comedy from Zimbabwe
I had no idea what to expect from this film other than what the title suggested, and its location.
What a treat! No politics, no bloodshed – just a happy reminder of Zimbabwe’s everyday decency.