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22/04/2024 – Rhodesian Commentary – another edition 15.07.1974

18.04.2024 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions 15.06.1974 & 30.06.1974

12.03.2024 – Rhodesian Annual for 1940; with current contents of 9 selected articles.

07.03.2024 – Rhodesian Annual for 1927; with current contents of 10 selected articles.

02.03.2024 – Rhodesian Commentary – another edition 30.05.1974

01.03.2024 – Rhodesian Annuals – Over 50 covers posted from 1902 to 1963 with blue links to those with selected contents.

01.02.2024 – New Translate facility for 26 languages of Europe, Asia and Southern Africa at bottom left of all pages.

01.02.2024 – Rhodesian Commentary – another edition 15.05.1974

03.12.2023 – Taxi Sir! – a look at Salisbury’s friendly taxi services

01.12.2023 – Tilcor – a statutory body set up specially to speed development in Rhodesia’s tribal areas

18.10.2023 – Cecil Rhodes and Colonialism – some notes with extracts from Prof. Biggar’s book

13.10.2023 – Rhodesian Leaders (update) – Rhodesian Front Parliamentary Caucus, June, 1974

01.09.2023 – Rhodesians in the Air 1939-45 –  a contemporary account from early 1945

19.07.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions 20.04.74 & 30.04.74

02.07.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – six more editions  30.01.74 – 10.04.74 – over 200 now posted!

11.06.2023 – “Libraries for Africa” – Bulawayo’s outstanding free library service for Africans

09.06.2023 – Squash – one of the fastest growing sports of the 1970s

04.06.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – another edition: 15.01.1974

16.05.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions  30.11.73 & 15.12.73

02.05.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions 30.10.73 & 15.11.73

11.04.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions 10.10.73 & 20.10.73

07.04.2023 – Road Map of South Africa from the AA of Rhodesia

04.04.2023 – The Mapping of Rhodesia – updated

04.04.2023 – 1 : 50 000 maps: Mount Darwin and Mutungagore (east of Centenary)

03.04.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – another edition 30.09.73

14.03.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – six more editions: 30.06.73 – 15.09.73

23.02.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions: 30.05.73 & 15.06.73

16.02.2023 – RISCO iron and steel works

16.02.2023 – Redcliff – Rhodesia’s steel town

09.02.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 20.04.73 – 15.05.73

03.02.2023 – Wankie – coal town

01.02.2023 – Horse Racing – The Sport of Kings thriving in Rhodesia

18.01.2023 – 1 : 50 000 maps: Karoi and Kazangula

10.01.2023 – 1 : 50 000 map of Selukwe (2 map extracts combined to show the town)

06.01.2023 – Pistol Shooting – Rhodesia’s Dave Westerhout wins world championships

04.01.2023 – Bowls in Rhodesia played by thousands throughout the country

03.01.2023 – Hotel Training Centre at Bulawayo Technical College

02.01.2023 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions: 30.03.73 – 10.04.1973

02.01.2023 – 1 : 50 000 maps: Birchenough Bridge, Gwelo & Rusape (complete maps) + Gatooma and Que Que (extracts)

10.12.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 14.02.73 – 15.03.73

16.11.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – five more editions: 15.11.72 – 30.01.73

11.11.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – 13 more editions: 15.05.72 – 30.10.72

06.10.2022 – 1 : 50 000 map of Wankie (2 map extracts combined to show the town and collieries)

02.10.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions: 15.04.72 – 01.05.72

25.09.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions: 20.03.72 – 31.03.72

18.09.2022 – Queen Elizabeth II – former Queen of Rhodesia who made a state visit with her father King George VI

17.08.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 14.02.72 – 10.03.72

01.08.2022 – 1 : 50 000 maps: Balla Balla, Centenary, Chirundu, Essexvale, Kanyemba, Mt. Silinda & Tanganda Halt

04.07.2022 – Turning Points in Rhodesian History – Might Rhodesia have survived if key points had been decided differently?

01.07.2022 – A Rhodesian Man-Hunt – Four escaped convicts tracked down by the BSAP

17.04.2022 – Rhodesian Leaders (update) – including parliament and cabinet of 1970 and some higher resolution scans

01.03.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – five more editions: 20.11.71 – 30.01.72

15.02.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – seven more editions: 15.08.71 – 10.11.71

05.02.2022 – The Sovereignty of Rhodesia and the Law of Nations – Rhodesia’s legal position among the nations of the world.

05.01.2022 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 30.06.71 – 30.07.71

02.01.2022 – Chipinga – centre of lush agricultural district

01.01.2022 – Domboshawa Training Centre

19.12.2021 – Christmas Joy – from 1960

04.12.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – seven more editions: 30.03.71 – 15.06.71

22.11.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – six more editions: 30.11.70 – 28.02.71

01.11.2021 – Rhodesia Railways – Overview + timetables and fares

05.10.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – five more editions: 30.09.70 – 20.11.70

16.09.2021 – Picture Gallery of Pioneer Rhodesia

10.09.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – another edition: 15.09.70

12.08.2021 – Chisumbanje – major irrigation project in the Ndowoyo Tribal Trust Land

08.08.2021 – 1 : 50 000 maps – Chisumbanje (lower Sabi) & Triangle

06.08.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – six more editions: 20.06.70 – 30.08.70

11.07.2021 – Public Service – Notes on Rhodesia’s civil service

10.07.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – four more editions: 30.04.70 – 10.06.70

04.07.2021 – Mapping of Rhodesia – a joint effort by the Surveyor-General and the Air Force

03.07.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions: 30.03.70 & 15.04.70

27.06.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – four more editions: 30.01.70 – 15.03.70

09.06.2021 – Harare among the top 10 worst places to live (up-dated)

08.05.2021 – Rhodesian Weather Forecasts – by Satellite in 1967

03.04.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 15.12.69 – 15.01.70

24.03.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – nine more editions: 30.07.69 – 30.11.69

04.03.2021 – 1 : 50 000 maps – Chiredzi & Mutambara

03.03.2021 – 1 : 50 000 maps – Birchenough Bridge, Hot Springs & Nyanyadzi extracts

11.02.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – eight more editions: 07.04.69 – 15.07.69

04.02.2021 – 1 : 50 000 maps – Mana Pools & Macheke extracts

01.02.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – five more editions: 27.01.69 – 24.03.69

22.01.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – nine more editions: 16.09.68 – 13.01.69

12.01.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 05.08.68 – 02.09.68

08.01.2021 – Gazetteer of Rhodesian place names – nearly 1 000 map references listed

04.01.2021 – Rhodesian Commentary – five more editions: 27.05.68 – 22.07.68

26.12.2020 – Mashonaland in 1883 – from the diary of renowned hunter, explorer and conservationist F C Selous

06.12.2020 – Jairos Jiri – Founder of the Jairos Jiri Association for Rehabilitation of the Disabled and Blind.

23.11.2020 – 1 : 50 000 maps – Selous & Mount Hampden

21.11.2020 – Rhodesian Commentary – 16 more editions: 11.09.67 – 13.05.68

08.11.2020 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 31.07.20, 14.08.67 & 28.08.67

06.11.2020 – Rhodesian Commentary – five more editions: 22.05.67 – 10.07.67

03.11.2020 – Pioneer Day Ceremony – The story of the hoisting of the flag in 1890 and subsequently

26.10.2020 – Soccer – Rhodesia’s major spectator sport

20.08.2020 – Rhodesian Commentary – two more editions: 24.04.67 & 08.05.67

22.07.2020 – Africa’s Role in Slavery – how the white man finally ended Africa’s longstanding practice of slavery.

01.07.2020 – Rhodesian Commentary – four more editions: 26.02.67 – 07.04.67

29.05.2020 – Rhodesian Commentary – three more editions: 03.10.66, 17.10.66 & 31.10.66

13.05.2020 – A Coach ride through Rhodesia – an account from 1899

28.04.2020 – Golf in Rhodesia – a description of courses and some of the famous players

13.04.2020 – Climate Change in Rhodesia – How climate alarmists misused the Zambezi River flow at Victoria Falls

02.03.2020 – Housekeeping in Rhodesia – an account from 1916 by Ethel Tawse-Jollie

02.02.2020 – Ephemera – A miscellany of Rhodesian documents and advertising

29.12.2019 – Photo Gallery 2 – a further selection of my own professionally scanned photo slides

26.12.2019 – Rhodesian Climate – the Rhodesian seasonal weather pattern