Creamy Delights

  • Post category:Fiction
  • Reading time:10 mins read

That night, we ate boiled rice, steamed vegetables and butter chicken under the warm, orange glow of a solar bulb.  “This is really good,” I said between mouthfuls.  “Not too…

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The Firstborn

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  • Reading time:13 mins read

With the last embers of the sun fading behind a cloud, the trill of crickets and chirrup of a nightjar filled the air. An evening breeze picked up and carried…

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  • Post category:Fiction
  • Reading time:7 mins read

That weekend, I was supposed to take a local group on a guided day tour of Nairobi National Park but I woke up feeling fuzzy despite two days’ rest. A…

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Wild Women

  • Post category:Fiction
  • Reading time:11 mins read

The first night back from the circuit, I was stiff as a brick. After trying various remedies over the years, I had found that hot lavender tea baths did the…

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