»MaMoyo had… found a door outside one of those big houses that towered over their village. She had danced with delight at her find and dragged it home. She and MaSibanda had fixed it to the doorpost with rubber tyre hinges. These were their homes, snug and filled with memories of struggles, small triumphs and laughter«
from Forgiveness in Short Writings from Bulawayo III
Diana grew up on a farm in Mashonaland and went to Queen Elizabeth Girls’ High School, where she managed a ‘5’ for English Language at ‘O’ Level. Being a late starter, she completed a degree through UNISA when she was fifty, and discovered she enjoyed writing short stories. She’s keen on God and currently works for the Bulawayo Help Network.
amaBooks writings by Diana Charsley
Short Stories: Forgiveness in Short Writings from Bulawayo III, The Pencil Test in Long Time Coming and Mr Pothole in Where to Now?