»The bicycle was also used for less industrious purposes. At the weekends, men living in the Municipal Location travelled out to drink beer on Hyde Park and other farms - the white press reported long and steady lines of cyclists going out of town and long and unsteady lines of cyclists coming back.«
from Bicycles and the Social History of Bulawayo in Short Writings from Bulawayo
Terence came to Zimbabwe in 1957 to teach at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Thereafter he was Professor at the Universities of Dar es Salaam, UCLA, Manchester and Oxford. On retirement from Oxford in 1997 he spent three and a half years as Visiting Professor at the University of Zimbabwe. He has written seven books about the history of Zimbabwe, the latest being Bulawayo Burning.
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Non-fiction piece: Bicycles and the Social History of Bulawayo in Short Writings from Bulawayo