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Two Lives And A Soul (Episode 8)

I thought about Joko – beautiful Joko with her eyes that were like sapphire beads, hair that shone the bright black of midnight and lips that always appeared ready to kiss. I thought about her and I wanted to go back, to go back to being Sam. The prospect of ...

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PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW

Today, your name appeared on my Facebook list of ‘People You May Know’. I paused, dragged my breath and scrolled up again. Facebook doesn’t know that you’re not simply someone I may know; instead you’re someone I know, or thought I knew. Memories drove me to a those times I ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: About The Heartbreaker

The first time is almost always the most difficult. You have no idea why you are doing it, or how she is going to react, or what will happen afterwards. It’s all so scary and confusing. The second time is a bit better. You at least have a list of ...

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Beware The Ides Of March: The Worst Celebrity Betrayals

Beware the Ides of March. Though the saying stems from the ultimate betrayal — Brutus and Cassius conspiring to kill Julius Caesar — the phrase and the meaning behind it rings as true then as it does today. And while most modern betrayals may not be to the extent of ...

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THE RETURN

3 Months Ago She was having a swell time. The speakers were at their loudest, the music was on full blast, the air in the room was thick with smoke, and the stench of cigarette hung heavy in the air. She poured herself a bit of vodka and emptied the ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 61)

The silence that follows Mimi’s declaration is complete and awkward, and it lasts for about thirty seconds, before Chinwe decides to break it. “Mimi…” she begins falteringly, “you really shouldn’t talk like that. You have to speak positively. Positive confession…” She trails off, looking at me for help. “Are you ...

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Much Ado About My Article “HUSBANDS, SUBMIT TO YOUR WIVES”

I am grateful to be alive. I am also grateful to have a voice, one that I can lend to beautiful and worthy causes such as the betterment of the lives of our grandmothers, mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. My article which was ‘ingeniously’ titled ‘Husbands, Submit To Your Wives’ ...

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LOVE EVENTUALLY (Chapter 9)

If you’re just joining us, then you really should catch up on previous chapters of this Phidelian love story. Click below to check out the chapters: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 And now for today’s chapter… * December 2015 ...

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LOVE EVENTUALLY (Chapter 3)

See Chapter 2 HERE. * April 2015 The noise of the lunch rush-hour threatened to drown out every other thing. The first time his lunch partner caught him not paying attention, it had been his excuse – the noise was so loud and very distracting. But that had been a ...

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LOVE EVENTUALLY

March 2015 It was the subtle demand the well-shod foot placed on the sun as it appeared beneath the open car door that caught Cordelia’s attention. The quick flash of light as the sun’s rays bounced off the spitshined leather of the shoe had her wondering if the man wearing ...

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