Tag: problems

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In the hot seat (Short story)

‘Tell me… how you are feeling?’ I always wonder if I am the only one who can explain the details of pains or symptoms, complain about them at length, but when it comes to being seated with a professional – all blank. I was lying back on the white reclined sofa in the same manner…
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Career Advisor (Short Story)

She sat in his office, young and enthused, as he asked her, whether she had any idea what she wanted to be. “I want to be a healer” she responded far from despondent with eyes that lit up as though she had VIP access to her future. The tutor looked back with his file on…
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Bureaucracy and all that red tape (Blog post)

Here’s a riddle for you. What starts with P, has multiple beginnings yet no end, and destroys loads of trees? Okay, so it might have been more of an anti-riddle. For those of you that know me, this riddle could be answered as my attempts at parking, – but that isn’t quite what I was…
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The tragedy of our state of humanity (Blog post)

I like to start, as I do with any piece by Gods grace, to apologise in advance for any ignorance in my narratives, as they are opinions based on observations. Another tragic event takes place, prompting similar reactions from around the country. Similar frustrations and shifts of attitudes, in what seems an all-too-familiar and vicious…
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A Longing for B(e)longing (Poem)

Another late night, I find myself staring at a blank page again, Document on a screen, no more reaching for the pad and pen, Things changed from being real… to the illusion of it, From the things that I could feel… to being secluded from it, I need to rid of these compulsions, the feeling…
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