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May 15th, 2003, 07:36 AM
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Can you help me locate the diary website of a Zimbabwean widow?

A couple of days ago I read a newspaper feature on a woman whose farm was seized by Zimbabwe "veterans" groups.

I can't recall whether her husband was killed or they split up - I have a feeling it may be the latter as he was not living full time at the farm anyway.

She filed regular diary reports on daily life, queueing for petrol and obtaining food and supplies.

The article had a link to the website where one could find her diary archive as well as future entries.

I can't find the newspaper - I thought I'd saved it but may have thrown it accidentally.

Anyone have any ideas?

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May 15th, 2003, 08:40 AM
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Kavey, this link will take you to an old web page. It is probably not what you are looking for but maybe it is a starting point.
http://www.mweb.co.zw/phorum/read.php?f=53&i=74&t=74
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May 15th, 2003, 08:53 AM
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Thanks Lisa
That was interesting also.
This diary was more matter of fact - one could read the distress but it was more about communicating what her and her kids lives had become so we could see through her eyes.
Very sad situation.
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May 15th, 2003, 02:50 PM
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Kavey,
If you happen to get lucky and find that website,would you post it? It sounds like that would be very interesting.

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May 15th, 2003, 06:15 PM
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Hi Kavey,

I have a very nice friend from zimbabwe who "still" owns property there. It is sad to see-I was there in november and I could tell you stories!
Saw these poor people begging in south africa-very sad
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May 15th, 2003, 07:19 PM
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Kavey, I think I found it. I hope so, because you've been such a help to me.

http://africantears.netfirms.com/

Is this the woman? Cathy Buckle wrote African Tears and a follow up "Beyond Tears" about the heartbreak. This site is about her.
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May 16th, 2003, 12:05 AM
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That's the one! Clematis, thank you so much!!!

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