Tonderai R Hakurekwi
When I saw the sign for a ‘Farmer’s Market’ at Arundel Village this morning, the visions that flashed through my mind were those of large ripe tomatoes, huge cabbage and an array of veggie delights! As I walked through the car park to the back of the shopping complex I saw the large white tent that was housing the Farmers Market and headed over.
Upon entering the tent, to my surprise it was not quite the farmers market I had imagined. There were some stalls with fruit and vegetables, but the majority of the stalls had all sorts of traders from pastry and jam makers to book merchants and jewellers. The colour and diversity of the stalls was had me spending time tasting, examining, flicking through and feeling the goods on offer. Continue reading
Russian pianist Alexis Golovin performed at the Harare International School this afternoon. We won’t tell you about the performance- you can read about it on the main Zimbo Jam site. We’ll tell you instead about an old woman we met there who goes by the name of Marietta and who loved Golovin’s music so much that she went up to him after the show to thank him.
Marietta (78) told Zimbo Jam that she wanted to be a singer as a younger woman, but she married a farmer and that ended her musical dream.
Alexis Golovin meets Marietta Skillton
Many Zimbabweans are familiar with the Chicken Inn brand. Just recently Chicken Slice (accompanied by Pizza Slice and Creamy slice) came onto the market and are giving the guys at Chicken Inn a run for their money.
Chicken Spot, downtown Harare, Zimbabwe
This morning at Spar Groombridge, Harare- aka they had an in-store promotion for an energy drink called Volt. In Zimbabwe its main competition will be Red Bull and the Coca Cola Company’s Burn.