In this, his first novel, the author chose to write of the land in which he has lived his life and for which he has an abiding love. Through firsthand experience, his insightful, colourful and entertaining writing brings to life; the people, their migrations, lifestyles, cultures, wars and politics. He writes with love and understanding
State of the Nations Relate how Independence has affected each of the previous Euro governed countries. Politics, Economy, Infrastructure, daily life, Crime & corruption etc
Independence for the black majority Political events leading up to this and the freeing of Mandela
Political events in South Africa Tell the Mandela Story – the long road to Freedom
Various countries become independent and how they fare Happenings in the countries as Independence takes hold.
Politics across the region. Military Ops across the Region Relater the political scene around everyday characters & politicians
Freedom Struggle & fight for Independence Relater the political scene around everyday characters
Southern African everyday life across the region Daily life in the various countries. Political scene etc.
Colonialism in Southern Africa Relate Afrikaaner / Anglo conflicts and first Boer War and any other conflicts in the other regions/countries
Indigenous peoples lives under colonialism Relate the lives of these people and their style of life Inter tribal wars and the migration of the Basutu`& Swazi fleeing from Shaka`s tyrrany. Also the beginnings of the Lobenngulu era in S.Rhodesia