»There was no reading, writing and arithmetic for these kids, their days were filled with fetching buckets of water for mum, collecting sticks for the fire and looking for things to add to the supper pot: berries, insects and baby birds.«
from The Ambulance in Short Writings from Bulawayo III
Catherine was born and educated in Zimbabwe, graduating from the School of Social Work in 1978. She has seven books in print, four fiction and three non-fiction, and wrote a regular column for the Daily News until its closure in 2003. She is a single mother who lives in Marondera.
amaBooks writings by Catherine Buckle
Short Stories: Full Circle in Short Writings from Bulawayo II and The Ambulance in Short Writings from Bulawayo III