Last week I finshed writing my second book, 'A Not So Distant War'. This is my second published work, the first being 'Without Honour' written in 2006. These books are available from the Lulu respective vendor pages at £8.99 each plus postage.
'Without Honour': Detailing my experiences in the Zimbabwe Republic Police in Matabeleland
South in the early to mid 1980's during which time Robert Mugabe
unleashed his Korean-trained Fifth Brigade on the Matabele people -
twenty to thirty thousand people lost their lives in that time. Neither
Mugabe nor his armed forces have been brought to book for the massacre.
'A Not So Distant War': The lifestyle in Rhodesia was one of sustenance, embodiment, education
and innovation. It was a life that I don’t think can be duplicated
anywhere else in Africa.
Indeed, I am not sure it can be duplicated anywhere else in the world.
The weather, the ecology, the people, the environment - a truly amazing
place. And we have to remember that the country, even in the mid-1960’s
was, in essence, a country in infancy, still finding its feet and
Just as every small event or occurrence in my life contributes, in some
large or minute way, to the person that I am today, we, as people, and
our lives in Rhodesia, or Zimbabwe, contributed to the country that it
These are my memories of growing up in ‘God’s Own Country’… Rhodesia.
Order in time for Christmas.