LAURA

Laura had had to play mother hen to her siblings after they lost their parents to a ghastly road traffic accident a few years back, even though she wasn’t the eldest. Now she wonders if she would be able to be there for her elder brother, and younger sister, who though in her adolescent years […]

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DAYS OF SOBRIETY

It’s been three years since he made that decision to quit drinking and he can truly beat his chest that he’s being the better off for it. Unlike the first two years when cravings for it cropped up, this last one year was when it became fully established in his being that alcohol had become […]

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BONNY (IV)

You could say he hit the ground running once he landed in Bonny, because he went through the books, though not that there was much to see there, but he wasn’t willing to set off on a troublesome note, so he didn’t bother to query the Dental Surgery Assistant, DSA – the buxom one, about […]

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THE MIRRORS

When he was shown the mirrors that a member of his mission brought the Sabbath before, he didn’t understand what to make of it initially. He hadn’t attended service last Sabbath, when it was brought and he knew where he was, and what he spent the Sabbath doing, which made the presentation of this most […]

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OUR AIDS ODYSSEY

It came mainly as a SOCIAL DISEASE. And the first few sufferers and later victims were in the main blamed for contracting it. We called them gay, promiscuous and sinners who got what was coming to them. People close to us became infected eventually. We became affected, and dropped our judgemental attitudes. We wanted to […]

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