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with Senator David Coltart, Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and
January 25, 2013
yourself in five words?
Determined, passionate, committed, patriotic, direct.
the best piece of advice you've ever received?
To place my trust in the good lord.
the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
I tried to impeach Robert Mugabe in a parliament then dominated
by Zanu PF.
is your most treasured possession?
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
The loss of my parents.
have any strange hobbies?
I record rainfall in Matabeleland (which is almost non existent).
do you dislike most about your appearance?
I am covered in moles.
is your greatest extravagance?
have you got in your fridge?
Beer, wine, yoghurt, milk, cheese, butter . . . and yes chocolate!
is your greatest fear?
Living a meaningless or purposeless life.
have you got in your pockets right now?
My cell phone and wallet.
is your favourite journey?
Travelling home to Bulawayo.
are your heroes in real life?
Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King, Mahatma
Gandhi, Nelson Mandela.
and where were you happiest?
At my eldest daughter's wedding in the Matopos.
your biggest vice?
Golf, although Zanu PF propagandists would say it was being a Selous
were you like at school?
I was short and skinny. I was a team player but very much in the
are you doing next?
I am going to another series of seemingly interminable meetings.
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