Golden

“Awwwwww! She is such a cute baby!” Rita exclaimed as she handed the picture back to Esther, who was beaming like a child who had been given a slice of their favourite cake. Lisa watched as the ladies around the table cooed […]

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Still

In primary school, we conducted an experiment in the Agriculture class. It involved collecting muddy water from the banks of the river in the school. Yes, our school had a river running right through the middle of it. We placed the muddy […]

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Heart (II)

All her shock, her pent up anger, her frustrations, her despair and her desperation. All of it spilled out from her core in uncoordinated and sometimes incoherent verbal diarrhea. By the time she was done she collapsed into a useless heap on […]

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Heart (1)

It took her a minute to catch her breath. Her eyes closed, her legs still trembling, she put her hand on her chest to try and slow down her breathing. A smile formed from the corner of her lips. Eyes still closed, […]

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Life

My hands are shaking as I type this. I have not written in so long I fear I may have forgotten how. The thing Malcom Gladwell says in his book Outliers, about putting in 10,000 hours before you can master a skill […]

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Warped

Found myself online looking for definitions of trauma. Definitions of non-physical type of trauma. One source stated that trauma is a response to a deeply disturbing or distressing event that overwhelms an individual’s ability to cope and causes feelings of helplessness. A […]

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Love is not enough

Romantic comedy would not be my first choice when it comes to selecting TV entertainment. This wasn’t always the case though. I used to enjoy them when I was younger but somewhere along the way they stopped doing it for me. No […]

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Wisdom

Politics, money and religion are three topics I flee from in conversation, usually because it is none of my business and people’s choices in these things are highly personal. Besides, who am I to tell you what to do with your money […]

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Madonna

Why are women considered non-sexual beings? Is it that she stops being sexualy attractive to her partner once she has a baby? How is it that it becomes her burden to almost get back to pre-baby shape just a few weeks after […]

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Sunshine and rainbows

Ever gotten tired of staying positive? Tired of telling yourself that everything will be okay? Tired of repeating affirmations over and over again and yet nothing sticks? I would like to believe that my outlook on life is positive, on most days. […]

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