Dog Day Morning in Johannesburg

It’s the best day of the week for the dogs of Johannesburg.  That’s a Monday – and it is Piki Tup day.  What an ingenious name for garbage collection – a real African winner.  Now the dogs of Johannesburg are generally confined to the front yard behind walls and gates – standing (or lying) on duty… Continue reading Dog Day Morning in Johannesburg

Air Zimbabwe grounded

Well – that’s a surprise… not. Bob, as Robert Mugabe is “affectionately” known, has run Zimbabwe like his own personal fiefdom.  His family’s lavish shopping trips to Harrods are well-known while at home in Zimbabwe people starved.  We had stopped booking Air Zimbabwe long ago because of the unpredictability of the flights.  Schedules were ignored when the… Continue reading Air Zimbabwe grounded