Fiction

Trill in the night (short story)

The baby woke, his screams shattering the quiet calm of the night. 'Shut UP,' shouted Essie. I can't take this anymore, she thought to herself. At 22, Essie was in no way prepared for the relentlessness of raising a baby. Derek, the baby's father, up and left as soon as the words, 'I'm pregnant' fell… Continue reading Trill in the night (short story)

Opinion

What dominates your life?

What are your hopes and expectations for your life? Do these hopes, these expectations form a dominant thought process in your day-to-day life? When I think about my own hopes and expectations over my life, I realise they have changed and morphed as I have grown, but they rarely dominated my life path. I was… Continue reading What dominates your life?

Health and wellbeing, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

On being candid

I walked to my gym this morning. Put the earbuds in, and strode off down the road. It is only a 10-15 minute walk so I am not sure why I don't do it more often. Especially given that I am a chubster who could benefit from dropping 20kgs. More incidental exercise never goes astray,… Continue reading On being candid