We had a few bars and nightclubs in Norton. After the closure of the famous Sagonda hotel, Norton was peacefully sleepy and we would freely walk around the streets. Then came Dadza with his hell-hall called Club Appleyard.
The X that Lobengula used to give authority to the colonisers, the same X that brought “the angel” into a sanctuary he doesn’t want to leave is the same X that can redeem the country.
I enjoyed my Easter eggs back in the day. At school, we would huddle together, as boys unwrapping the coloured foil paper. It was as if the outer colour of the foil paper meant a difference in the contents.