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The mind can be trained to relieve itself on paper.

Billy Collins

Not all who wander are lost.

JRR Tolkien

Perhaps the story you finish is never the one you begin.

Salman Rushdie

A Bird Man Moves

A micro-story about a suburban bird man who continued feeding his late wife’s garden birds …
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South Africans Love Them

Micro-stories about grass-roots South Africans, in concert with poetic slogans painted on their minibuses by some creative South African taxi drivers …

Mystic Berry

Anecdotes about the origins of coffee, building up to my next cuppa joe … Hello, Darkness, my old friend.

Stuck On You

Parenthood, like life, arrives without a script or manual. Take a deep breath and dive in!

A Red Heart Rises

A young daughter gifts her latest artwork to her father, inspiring him to poetry.


All stories have already been told, however not through me …

Anonymous