Our country, our independence

In 1980 in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, a comet or tailed star (according to village lingo) had uncharacteristically crossed the sky and seen by everybody. Thereafter, elders stud...

Of false prophets, the gullible

Reflections Isdore Guvamombe
Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve where cotton wool heads reside in the peaceful idyll and serenity of the land ...

Karoi Council: A circus

Some time in 1998, the council in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve had become so corrupt, irresponsible and plunged service delivery into the abyss, so much that this villager got so s...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Isdore Guvamombe recently in CHIMANIMANI
THEY are euphemistically referred to as Chimanimani’s Adam and Eve, a white couple of German extraction that became disillus...

Typical lack of depth of character

Isdore Guvamombe
In the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, sex is not a spectator sport for no one sits on the terraces to watch. In the village sex, se...

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The natural mystique of Vic Falls

Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, rivers are sources of life and at times are life itself. Rivers are quiet. They don’t tell stories yet they know ever...

Exorcising the spirit of puppetry

In the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, the inevitability of dialogue between past and present is universal. In Zimbabwe, many a times villagers are looked down upon by ma...

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Churchianity versus Christianity

Isdore Guvamombe
The curtain finally came down on 2011, burying behind it moon-after-moon of activities and guess what, this villager who had taken a brief sabbatical to consult the soothsaye...

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Rejecting the delicious for the fetid

The saga is not yet over: In comes Chief Negomo Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve if you  like, villagers followed a free-for-all, 12-day circus in which Prime Minist...