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A dog’s life

A dog’s life

Vividly and with a swelling of the heart, I remember the first time ever I saw your face. We were both very young back then. Still pure and uninhibited. Unlike how we are now. We lived life to the full, blissfully unaware of the way of the world. We’ve had such good...

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When we reunite

When we reunite

Wooshhh, wooshhh, wooshhh ...Many years ago, a little boy awoke in his bed in the middle of the night to the sound of the wind, as it picked up and began tugging at the branches of the imbuia trees that lined the dirt track to his family’s secluded little house on the...

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The door to my heart

The door to my heart

Natalie breathed in deeply, filling her lungs with air as she broke the surface, grabbed hold of the edge of the pool and hung there for a while. “Hmm,” she sighed contentedly while the film of water on her face dispersed into droplets that trickled downwards into the...

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The day everything changed

The day everything changed

Angry storm clouds in dark shades of grey and green thundered across the sky, casting a shadow over the land. Oblivious to what was going on above him, Brendan carried on walking slowly yet determinedly towards his goal: a haunted place from the past. He did not even...

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Cast your fate to the wind

Cast your fate to the wind

Soraya had only been riding for an hour and already she was beginning to regret her spur-of-the-moment-decision to run away from home. At the same time, she knew that the only other option had been to stay and be wed the next day when she turned sixteen, to a man...

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Long have I journeyed

Long have I journeyed

Long have I journeyed. To the end of the Universe and back. From the beginning of time and throughout the ages into the present. The coming and going of many seasons have I witnessed. Much have I seen and heard. Many feelings have I felt, scents have I smelled,...

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