ITS MONDAY SO IT MUST BE DIET DAY!!
4) Condolences/In Memoriam/Wreath Funds
Breathed his last in the arms of Moppy listening to "you're my best friend" by Don Williams.
No more suffering -in the arms of Jesus. .
Devoted husband to Moira
Father to Myles , Craig, Grant and Vanessa.
Grandfather to Gray, Kylie, Guy, Sarah,Jessica , James, Kimberly
Great grandfather to Chayce and Ezekiel.
Brother to David and Rose.
From Earnest Hemmingways'
"The Green Hills of Africa "
A man should be:
" brave, gentle, never losing his temper, never bragging, never complaining, tolerant, understanding and intelligent. ."
He was all these things .....
We are once again very saddened by the news of the passing of yet another of the great men of Zimbabwean agriculture, Guy Montague Hilton-Barber formerly of Barberton Ranch in the Bubiana Conservancy.
Guy was a very well-known and much liked personality in our agricultural industry who was extremely generous with his time spending many years serving on numerous committees in a number of positions. It is people like him that played such a huge and important part in developing our growing industry at the time and his incredible work has left a huge legacy, which we still feel the benefit of today in a large number of fields. He was also a very solid supporter of the CFU.
Tragically the conservancy he helped develop over a number of years, restocking it with an incredible number of wildlife species, including many of the endangered species, fell victim to the brutal slaughter, which preceded the violent occupation of the properties within the beautiful conservancy. As much as he and others lobbied hard and appealed far and wide, doing everything they could, the slaughter and deforestation of their sensitive habitat was unstoppable. After this emotional loss he and Moira moved to Port Alfred.
Guy will be missed by so many people but most certainly never forgotten. So much can be said about this wonderful man, but without wanting to repeat some of the lovely words said by Moira below in her condolence for the man she was married to for 58 wonderful years, we have let her say the rest.
Our most sincere condolences to Moira and their family on the tragic loss.
May his dear soul now rest in peace.
Commercial Farmers' Union
Guy Montague Hilton-Barber 1932 -2018.
Guy was born in Grahamstown in 1932. His family were 1820 Settlers. His father moved to Rhodesia in 1938 where he was educated at R.E.P.S. and Plumtree Schools.
He was an avid sportsman playing cricket and hockey for Matabeleland Schools. He then played cricket for Nuffield Schools and later for Rhodesia, and for the South African Country Districts side. He also captained Rhodesian Country Districts.
On leaving school he went to Gwebi Agricultural College and then worked on the Matopos Research Station, where he met Moira in 1956. He and Neil Purdon received Nuffield farming scholarships in 1956, and went overseas.
Guy married Moira in 1960 and he started farming in the Filabusi farming area with his father. He received a Crown Land farm in West Nicholson in 1961, where he and Moira began building their life on 'Atherstone', (living in a 1920 motorised Dodge caravan, while they built their home, it was so hot it was thatched! )
He gave major contributions of help and encouragement to the district during the bush wars. He was chairman of the Cattle Producers Association also Vice chairman of the CFU, declining chairmanship.
He was Matabeleland cattle representative for the CFU.
During his children's' schooling he was Chairman and Board member of REPS, Plumtree and Girl's College.
He introduced Charolaise cattle to Rhodesia, bred Tuli, Charolaise, and Charbray registered herds. Showed cattle at Agricultural Shows in Bulawayo, Gwanda and Gwelo, receiving many trophies.
He was a pilot for 40 years, a Matabele linguist, a great humourist and loved by workers and colleagues alike.
He and Moira left Zimbabwe in 2004, driven out by ill health and invaders. He came back to his roots in the Eastern Cape to Settlers Park, Port Alfred. He again contributed in every way he could, serving on the Residents Committee, then as chairman of the Settlers Board.
His three sons Myles, Craig, and Grant, his daughter Vanessa, his seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren and Moira say farewell to a greatly loved patriarch and husband.
From Earnest Hemmingway's ' The Green Hills Of Africa' - A man should be:
' brave, gentle, never losing his temper, never bragging, never complaining, except in a joke, tolerant, understanding, intelligent....'
He was all these things.
5) Roses And Raspberries
6) Pets Column
Pet Hilton Kennels for the best care of your pet while you are away. Bitches on heat catered for and supervised matings for purebred dogs can be arranged during their stay. Christopher available to beautify your dog (all breeds catered for) and domestic obedience training undertaken for dogs over one year old. Dip tank open Saturdays 8 - 11.45. For enquiries or bookings phone Margie Bernard on 242979 or 0775-043983.
8) Bulawayo News
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Our shop now has Ecocash for easy payment. Come in and browse for lots of lovely bargains. We also need all your unwanted goods for resale to raise funds to keep our kennels running. We have' Little Women' inscribed 1904 in fair condition. A chess set, a pram, lots of novels at $3 each and a bargain table. Donations of cash, ecocash can be made at our shop. Goods for the kennels can be dropped off at our shop.
Monday 2pm - 3.45pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm 1.30pm- 3.15pm
Wednesday 9am - 12pm 2pm - 3.45pm
Thursday 9am - 12pm 1.30pm - 3.15pm
Friday 9am - 12pm 1.30pm - 3.15pm
First Saturday of each month 9am -10.45am
ROBERT MUGABE WAY/14TH AVENUE
THE ACADEMY AND PERFORMING ARTS BULAWAYO
ALL EVENTS IN THE ROBERT SIBSON HALL
THURSDAY 3 MAY AT 7.00 P.M. THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH [BOND 19!]
James Bond is sent once more into the breach in the name of Queen, Country, and a dry martini. In the 19th Bond adventure, 007 (Pierce Brosnan) must resolve a potentially deadly power struggle between two unstable nations, with control of the world's oil supply as the ultimate prize. Bond is assigned as bodyguard to Elektra King (Sophie Marceau), the daughter of a petroleum magnate who was brutally murdered, and is trying to foil the fiendish plot of Renard (Robert Carlyle), a villain who was shot in the head with an unusual result: he cannot feel physical pain, an apparent failing that proves to be a considerable asset. Denise Richards appears as Dr. Christmas Jones, an expert on nuclear weapons, alongside Desmond Llewelyn as Q, Judi Dench as M, Samantha Bond as Miss Moneypenny and John Cleese as R.
'A fantastic addition to the James Bond series - easily one of the best ones every made. It's quick, clever, graceful, and ingenious.' [Metacritic]
'"The World Is Not Enough" is a splendid comic thriller, exciting and graceful, endlessly inventive.' [Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times]
A spectacular display of stunts and adrenaline'. [New York Daily News]
Admission: $3.00 [free to Film members]
FRIDAY 4 MAY AT 7.00 P.M. MOZART: THE MAGIC FLUTE
From the Queen of the Night's vocal pyrotechnics to Papageno's chirpy birdsongs, 'The Magic Flute' is one of Mozart's most charming and engaging operas. However, its fairy-tale surface conceals the mysteries of an initiation ritual and a multi-layered plot, packed with allegories to fire the imagination. Sir Colin Davis conducts the chorus and orchestra of the Royal Opera House and a glittering cast in David McVicar's 2003 production recorded live at Covent Garden.
'It is easy to underestimate the success of the ROH "Magic Flute", so readily did the comedy flow in David McVicar s sensitive production under Colin Davis's benign direction...an evening no Mozart lover should miss. [The Mail on Sunday]
'Beautiful throughout. Could not better the cast or production.' [Amazon]
Admission: $3.00 [free to Red Carpet members]. Dinner available from 6.00 p.m. ($10.00)
THURSDAYS 10, 17, 24, 31 MAY AND 7 JUNE AT 7.00 P.M. THE CROWN
'The Crown' tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world - Buckingham Palace and No.10 Downing Street - and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown. This first season covers the period from Princess Elizabeth's marriage to Prince Philip in 1947 to the end of her sister Princess Margaret's romance with Peter Townsend in 1955.
'Powerful performances and lavish cinematography make "The Crown" a top-notch production worthy of its grand subject.' [Rotten Tomatoes]
'" The Crown" is not the new "Downton Abbey". (Dowager Countess, pull the brim of that toque hat over your ears.) "The Crown" is far and away better.' [Vanity Fair]
'Utterly captivating, moving, mesmerising, beautiful. Claire Foy is astoundingly good, a masterpiece of dignity. Possibly one of the finest dramas of its era.' [Amazon]
Admission: $3.00 [free to Film members]
FRIDAY 11 MAY AT 7.00 P.M. BERNSTEIN CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN Carriages: 9.30 p.m.
Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.93
Missa Solemnis, Op.123
Beethoven began composing the Missa Solemnis in 1819, when he learned that his patron (and pupil) Archduke Rudolph was going to be appointed Cardinal Archbishop of Olmutz, but it wasn't finished until almost three years later. As might be expected, it was unparalleled in every respect. Although initially envisaged for use during a church service, it far exceeded the bounds of the genre, and Beethoven himself was quite aware of both its dimensions and its importance: in a letter he described it quite simply as 'my greatest work'.
'The Bernstein Seventh never lets us forget the bacchanalian symbolism of a work its creator claimed would make mankind spiritually drunk. Bernstein makes it so.' [Classics Today]
'Bernstein's compulsive Missa Solemnis is a major achievement that consistently puts the listener in awe of the magnitude of Beethoven's magnificent creation.' [MusicWeb International]
Admission: $3.00 [free to Red Carpet members] Dinner available from 6.00 p.m. ($10.00)
9) Harare And Gweru News
10) Wining, Dining and Coffee Houses
11) Catering and Food
12) Accommodation in South Africa
Polokwane Affordable Overnight Accommodation
Biddy and Gerhard invite you to make yourself at home at their Affordable Self-catering Overnight Accommodation, which is situated in a beautiful garden and ideally based for visitors passing through Polokwane or shopping here.
If you are here for work or pleasure, and you are looking for a comfortable and relaxing stay, book your accommodation with us.
Laundry Facilities*Swimming Pool/Secure undercover Parking on Premises
All Rooms has Flat screen TV with DSTV (Extra Package)
Air-conditioning in each unit/ Hairdryer
Camping Cot available / Wi- fi available - once off fee R100 unlimited use.
Check-in: 02:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
R600.00 for first 2 people in Rest and Ride and R 50pp there after
All other units:
R550 for the first 2 people per unit & R50pp thereafter. I only 1 person per unit R 450 pn
In case of cancellation within 1 week of arrival or an early departure, you will be held liable for full payment as per original booking.
Overnight Accommodation Rooms
Melody - Sleeps 4 - Self-catering Unit:
Main bedroom: Queen bed. Ensuite: shower and toilet. 2 single sleeper couches in lounge area. The unit has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen with a 4 plate hob stove & oven; fridge-deepfreeze. The unit has a private braai area.
Harmony - Sleeps 4 - Self-catering Unit:
The main room has a queen bed and the adjoining room has bunk beds. The unit has one bathroom with a bath, shower, basin and toilet. Flat screen TV & Air-con in Main Room. The unit has a fully equipped kitchen with a 2 plate stove-oven. The Unit has a private braai area.
Rest & Ride - Sleeps 4 - Semi Self-catering Unit:
Largest Unit: Room 1: 2 single beds (that can be used as a queen). Room 2: 2 twin beds. There is one bathroom with shower and basin and a separate toilet in the unit. Each room has a microwave; coffee making facilities; bar fridge & Flat screen TV. Access to cutlery, crockery, fridge-deepfreeze & braai under the Lapa Area - Patio set that comfortably seats eight persons. Swimming pool views.
Cozy corner: Sleeps 2 (singles) - Semi Self-catering Unit:
One room unit: has 2 single beds against each other or apart. There is a shower and toilet on suite.
Unit has a microwave; coffee making facilities; fridge/deep freeze; Flat screen TV. Access to cutlery, Patio set that comfortably seats you. Weber available for braaiing.
13 Woodbush Street, Polokwane, 0699
Close to Makro & Gateway International Airport - just off of the N1.
GPS: S 23 52. 35.1' E 029 27 22.2'
Hostess: Biddy Fourie +27 82 410 7325
12b) Accommodation in Botswana
13) Accomodation and Travel In Zimbabwe
Have you ever been horse riding in the cool, lush, soft, green Chimanimani Mountains
WELL FROG AND FERN is the place to be !
DEE AND JANE ARE IN CHIMANIMANI
SEE THEIR WEBSITE
Do you love Chimanimani - Visit the Facebook Page: Chimanimani
Tourist Association and give it a LIKE. You will find some stunning
images of Chimanimani on that page.
14) Property For Sale or to Rent
INVESTOR / PARTNER WANTED
For small upmarket Ladies Clothing Manufacturing business.
Finance required for expansion.
Interested Please email for further info.
Please place this advert in the next edition,
House to rent in Barham Green, available 1st May (rent $400.00)
Call 077 812 0515 for further info
Cottage to Let:
Burnside: Fully furnished self contained, consisting of one large bedroom with b.i.c.s and bathroom on suite with linen cupboard. Open plan lounge and kitchen, T.V. fans and air con, access to dstv and wi-fi. Set in lovely garden with carport. please note* (no pets and smokers). $400 a month plus $400 deposit includes lights and water. Contact Dave on cell 0774101556.
Newly painted, furnished cottage to rent in Hillside area. Large bedroom with en suite bathroom, well fitted kitchen and small lounge. Please contact ( 2 ) 248988 or cell number 0785 625 922
15) Vehicles for Sale and Hire
16) Travel and Tours
17) Computers And Electronics
18) Lifts Wanted And Offered
19) Seeking Friends
DESPERATELY SEEKING FAMILY MEMBERS AND ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE
ROBERT ARTHUR BOLTON born June 1948 at Sonati Mine is looking for his brother
PETER JOHN BOLTON (VERSTER) and sister
JEAN ALMA BOLTON (VERSTER)
All three siblings were placed in the care of Queen Elizabeth Children's Home at a very
young age (3, 2 and 2 weeks) and later, Robert and Peter spent time at St Joseph's
Home in Harare. Jean Alma was transferred to Anderson Memorial as too was Peter.
it is believed that Peter and Jean Alma were fostered in Bulawayo by a missionary couple
- Mrs & Mrs Jewell.
Robert has been unable to get information from Home Affairs or the Archives. He is now
in very poor health and desperately wants to have news or closure about his siblings.
Please contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org or on cell South Africa 083 633 5311
I stumbled upon your newsletter on the internet.
I am doing research on the Strydom family who emigrated to then Southern Rhodesia after 1900.
Do you have any contact person for me
(C) 084 666 6741
20) Situations Wanted and Situations Vacant
Lady seeks employment as a office assistant, front desk officer or an office administrator. Has a lot of experience with working with the public Please contact 0771 222 934
SEEKING A PART TIME JOB
Lady seeks employment as a part time childminder or a house-keeper.
Basic cooking , but good with washing, ironing and cleaning. Please contact 0714 526 448
SEEKING A PART TIME JOB
Lady well spoken with a security back ground seeks employment as a house-keeper / child minder / security guard. No cooking but able to do all the household duties. Please contact 0715 526 018
Mature lady seeks employment as a house-keeper/child minder.
Good with the household cleaning, dusting, washing and ironing. Friendly well spoken lady who will take good care of your lovely pets and children. Please contact 0773 431 771
Lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Friendly lady who can cook and bake. Can do all the washing, ironing and cleaning. Live our preferred. Please contact 0772 598 971
Nurse - aide holding a Red cross certificate seeks employment as a nurse aide. Has done her attachment at Mpilo Hospital. Can help around the house if need be. Please contact 0773 305 164
Lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Had basic cooking but happy to learn. Well spoken, friendly lady who is good with pets. Able to do all your cleaning, washing and ironing. Please contact 0735 852 522
Mature friendly well spoken lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Good wit washing, ironing and house cleaning. No cooking but can learn. Please contact 0778 728 892
Mature, experienced lady seeks employment as a Typist, Accounts Clerk, Secretary, Girl Friday, PA or a Receptionist. Also did a bit of temporary teaching. Holding a Pitman's Diploma in Secretarial Studies including Accounting. Has good communication skills, able to work under pressure and able to adapt. Please contact 0772 778 638 / 0717 123 196 / 0783 351 154
Lady holding a current St Johns Ambulance certificate seeks employment as a nurse aide. Has experiece looking after the elderly. Can be a care-giver to patients in their home. Willing to help around the house if need be. Please contact 0713 350 245
POSITION SOUGHT IN BULAWAYO
Mature lady experienced as a Receptionist / Secretary / Personal Assistant seeks immediate position. Full time or part-time. Holding a clean class 4 Drivers licence. Please call or whatsapp 0783 295 334
Mature friendly well spoken lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Good with washing, ironing and house cleaning. Has basic cooking and excellent with infants and children. Live in preferred. Please contact 078 996 556
Lady seeking employment as Receptionist has general Office knowledge and experience.Preferably in the CBD area.Contact me on 0783 197 394 available on (w/app).
Lady seeks employment as a nurse-aide. Holding a St John's Ambulance certificate. Has a lot of experience looking after the elderly. Willing to live on the property. Please contact 0713 350 245
I am seeking employment either in waitressing or as a receptionist. I have experience in customer service. My contact number is 077 869 7186. WhatsApp 077 241 3912
Young lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Has basic cooking but willing to learn more. Employment can be full time or part-time Please contact 0775 926 126
Mature elderly lady seeks employment as a child-minder / house-keeper.
Excellent with infants and children. Able to do all the house cleaning, washing and ironing. Please contact 0777 136 441
Friendly, well spoken lady seeks employment as a house-keeper/child-minder. Can do all the washing, ironing and house cleaning. Please contact 0771 045 139
Mature hardworking lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Has basic cooking. Employment can be full time or part time. Please contact 0735 852 522
Young lady seeks employment as a house-keeper. Very good with cleaning, washing and ironing. Excellent with children. Can live on the property. Employment can be full time or part time. Please contact
0771 04 139
I wish to be considered for employment either within the banking sector or a sales and marketing position in any industry.
My strength is in Sales and Marketing as well as Operations Management.I am a man aged 43 and have vast experience in banking and sales and marketing of earth-moving and mining equipment.
I hold a Bachelor of Commerce honours degree in Management from Nust. l am currently studying towards a Master of Science degree in Marketing.
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Cell 0773370335/ 0712259663
Mature friendly hardworking lady seeks employment as a nurse aide. Has experience with the elderly. Willing to help around the house if need be. Please contact 0785 530 387
Mature well spoken lady seeks employment as a house-keeper.
She is able to cook and bake. Willing to live on the property. God with children. Please contact 0782 442 002
I am a lady aged 35 years looking for employment as a debt collector cum administrator.
I have got 7 years of experience in debt collection and administration.
I have qualifications in Secretarial Studies and Human Resources Management.
My contact details are Yvonne - 0778 875 098.
We specialise in home and business security-
CCTV/sliding gates/swing gates/garage doors automation and industrial & domestic alarms.
Electric fence and razor wire.
Burglar bars/veranda enclosures/palisade fence/window frames/gate automation and carports.
Shades/ tank stands/fence erection/re tractor doors /intercoms/gate repairs& services at
Cardesh enterprises t/a Host.
Contact; Donald 0772367648/0712282258.
Need a good tree feller. Contact Faith 0772240144
CENTURION GATE MOTORS REPAIRS
SAME DAY SERVICE
2.Using factory supplied & guaranteed Spare Parts,
3.By experienced and trustworthy technicians,
Spare parts - ex Stock, Bulawayo
Sliding Gate and Electric Motor Installations also undertaken.
Customer satisfaction guaranteed
Mike Graham at
Telephone 224 5138
Mobile 0712 606 818 or
What's App 0775 560 592
e-mail - email@example.com
Contact IAN JOHNSTON if you would like to have beef, lamb, pig or whatever meat you want, on a spit, whether it be for your wedding, birthday party, etc. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Contact Ian on 0712 215 373 or 0783 698 573 (w/app) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ANTE NATAL CLASSES, BABY VACCINATIONS and BIRTH ATTENDANT/ DOULA
I teach a set of 5 classes covering pregnancy, labour, baby care, breastfeeding and other information. I also do a "crash course" for out of towners.
These classes are valuable even if you're having an elective CAESAREAN SECTION!!
Please book early.
I can be with you at the hospital when you're in LABOUR to help you to cope!
I also work part time at a BABY CLINIC :-)
For any further information contact SISTER JAN JOHNSTON on (09) 466741/2 from 8 am til 12 pm Mon to Fri
or (09) 2237240, 0712 728 350 or 0772 749 749 (w/app) or email me on email@example.com
Rob Sinclair is an expert plumber. He has had many years of experience.
Anything to do with loos, bathrooms, geysers, plumbing.
Rob Sinclair is your man.
Phone Rob on 0772230551
TECHNICAL SERVICES AFRICA (TSA)
Fumigation Plastics & Equipment,
Insecticides & Acaricides,
Public Health Products.
Formaldehyde 37/7 formalin
ACOL HARARE, t/a TSA, 670 Leyland Road, New Adrienne
Technical Services Africa (TSA) contact numbers are 0712604643, 0712605651,
0772765967, 04-2925306/13, 0772233037/8, 0772232440/1
InternalSales: (Washington), 0733422347 and (Joseph) 0733422349
Acol has the best-priced Swimming Pool Chlorine (HTH) in Zimbabwe in
5 kg and25Kg drums, Swimming Pool Acid (Hcl) in 25kg drums plus Hydrogen Peroxide and Soda Ash.
ACOL CHEMICAL BULAWAYO AND HARARE
Acol has a vast range of Chemicals at very competitive pricing.
ACOL BULAWAYO, 37 Plumtree Road, Belmont.
LandLine: 09 470481-5
InternalSales - Lionel Wolfenden: 0772 972 472
ACOL HARARE, 670 Leyland Road, Ardbennie
Landlines in Harare are 04 2925306/16.
292 5316 is the easiest to get through on.
Switch board 0772 233 037/8 and 0772 232 440/1
InternalSales - Johnathan James: 0733 422 348
22) Health And Beauty
Tired, stressed and Tense
Enjoy a relaxing massage and muscle toner which will leave you feeling energised and renewed,
Please contact: 09 - 60498
24) Miscellaneous For Sale
INTEX SWIMMING POOL CIRCULAR WITH FILTER, COVER AND VARIOUS CLEANING BRUSHES AND BROOMS - NOW REDUCED DOWN TO $50 00 OR NEAREST CASH OFFER( IN EXCELLENT CONDITION)
WE CAN BE CONTACTED ON 0 773 673 642
METHYLATED SPIRIT 100ML $0,45
METHYLATED SPIRIT 750ML $1,99
METHYLATED SPIRIT 5 LITRES $12,50
REFINED GLYCERINE 5KG NP6 ,NP9
CALL 0775 567 051
25) Wanted To Buy, Beg or Borrow
26) Clothing And Fashion
27) Boats and Fishing
28) Garden, Decor And Home
Kraal manure $2.00 a 50 KG bag.
Free delivery over ten bags.
Phone Ollie on 0771289677
JILL'S SUPER ORGANIC COMPOST
99% WEED FREE
EXCELLENT FOR POTS, VEGETABLES, FLOWER BEDS, SEEDLINGS AND LAWNS.
WILL DELIVER 2 X 50KG BAGS OR MORE LOCALLY - MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS.
PHONE 246688 or 0778495599
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