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#11

The Hallway

There is a place, a rooming house, where the physical reality surrounding us is in perfect tune with, and in constant interaction, with our particular human complexities. Where if need be the unseen source...

It was the wee hours of the morning. I'd gotten up from bed to make the trek down the house hallway to the community bathroom. Our room was unusually dark, pitch black in fact,...

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#12

The Fire and The Waning Moon

I had a dream one time about seeing a man with a dark shadow behind him. That was or is the inspiration behind the story. It was a about a man, doomed for all...

Long time ago, secluded deep within a forest, by a blue stream river, there lived a tiny village. In it, there was a legend of a handsome man, born with some pure wealth, of...

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#13

One Last Time

To share some of my wonderful childhood memoriesof a loving and dedicated father.


Like some of you, God blessed me with the most loving and devoted parents a child could hope to have.

As the pages unfold of my childhood memories, it occurred to me that a good...

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#14

The Rugby Game

Rugby is a game that, from March to October is watched, debated, screamed at and idolised in every pub in South Africa from Cape Town to Musina! When at school I never wanted to...

 A Game for the Brain Dead!

By

Angus Murray

 

Rugby! Everyone has gone rugby mad! When I turn on the radio all I hear is rugby this and rugby that. It’s November, nearly the middle of summer...

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#15

The Visitor

The unknown


Namibia, the Land of the Brave. A land so majestic that it is home to the oldest human inhabitants of earth, the San clan who harbor tales, or rather accounts of untold anomalies forever...

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#16

The Girl who got Lost in the Game Farmville 2

The meaning behind this story is that children get sad, and feel that they have no place to go or anyone to help them.


The Girl who got Lost in the Game Farmville 2

One upon a time there was a little girl name Melancholy. She had lost her mom and her brother. They passed away. She had become...

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#17

The Legend Of Maria Ghost

I was obliged to write about one of the many urban legends of Namibia which i grew up with. Urban legends have never really been explored before in Namibia, or at least not to a great...

~~                                                                                                  The Legend Of Maria Ghost My name is Maria Kariepo, but I’m commonly known as Maria Ghost. Some have seen my true form while others have only claimed to have grasped my presence....

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#18

The Lie I Told Last Christmas

The title "The Lie I Told Last Christmas" just jumped into my head and i saw myself writing. So many people do a lot of things to make sure they have wonderful...
It was two weeks to Christmas and the magnificent feeling of Christmas could be perceived everywhere. Very sophisticated Christmas decoration could be seen at every nook and cranny of Lagos, and that gave the...

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#19

Herdsmen

What inspired this story was the indiscriminate herding of cattles by herdsmen in the streets when they are supposed to be in the cattle ranches.


There had not been such illnesses in the history of Konto Community, a history spanning over one thousand five hundred centuries, as it was experiencing in recent times. The community was rife with acute...

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#20

I Almost Killed

Experience inspired this and taught me that whatever we go through as human beings can either make us or break us but its finding ourselves and being able to declutter our brain and souls...
M I almost Killed. Migrating to Africa from Zimbabwe proved to be harder than I had anticipated. The SA government was not giving work permits at all and we watched as our visas and...

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