The author, Patrice Delchambre (Leopoldsburg, Belgium) has been living in Africa for 30 years, of which 20 years in Zimbabwe. She has a degree in Germanic languages, is active in the social and development sector and works at the International School as a teacher in Fine Arts and French. She is a well-known ceramicist and exhibits her ocean designs in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Netherlands. Zimbabwe, a passion shared gives some insight into life in Zimbabwe today. Africa is intoxicating and life in Zimbabwe is no different. At the same time nothing is simple. The book illustrates the daily life of the author and includes contributions of some of her Belgian, Dutch and Zimbabwean friends. Despite the hardships, Zimbabwe remains beautiful and unique. People assist one another in a way that seems to have been lost in the first world. The proceeds of the book will go towards the building of a rural government school Chengeta Primary School and Chengeta Library in Ngezi, a development project undertaken by Phil, Lorraine and Mary Theresa Dobinson, Patrice Delchambre and Aad van Geldermalsen.