I just wanted to let you know that I am going to take a break for a few weeks. You may well not even notice, given that my blogging is so erratic these days, but at least there is a note on the page in case you do decide to look in.
Thanks to everyone who’s been reading and taking the time to comment. It is so good to know that you’re out there. Special thanks also to the brave ‘free writers’ who joined me during the early months of lockdown. I loved the company and the mini-thought posts that came with it. Bizarre how long ago it feels now.
Finally, a big mention to Zim, where the challenges only seem to multiply. It’s extraordinary to watch the fight against corruption and abuse … so determined despite the terrible odds. I’ve felt a sort of agonising grief/hope with each painful step forward, and truly can’t imagine the courage it takes. I’ll keep watching.
Well … that’s it.
Wishing you the best wherever you are, and hope to see you again sometime in September.
Zimbabwe is in real trouble – in a frantic struggle for breath.
The police and military are on the streets trying to force the people back inside – to keep them away from the demonstration against corruption that has been called for tomorrow. Evidence of whippings and intimidation already circle social media.