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The perils of long distance relationships

Post Views = 3549I should probably start this article with a disclaimer: If you are in a long distance relationship please stop reading this now. Read something fun, like Plato’s allegory of the cave or the allegory of the Copernicus revolution or Galileo Galilei’s works or even better, Aristotle thoughts on modern philosophy. Or perhaps read The Divine Comedy by …

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Put Your Phone Down

Post Views = 3687The twenty first century mothers are hip, fun, dope even. Their children get to eat pizza as soon as they are 3 years old. In their compositions, KFC is written as their favourite restaurant. They are very current. They play Candy Crush, Subway Surfers and such other games that only require swiping the screen. They are screen, …

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The Affair: Part Four

Post Views = 2234I was now standing behind her, my left hand on her exposed shoulder fondling with the strap of her bra. She looked up, her lips a little parted and welcoming at that and her eyes wanting; like an Israelite in the Arabian desert praying for manna from heaven. I decided to let the manna rain, play god …

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LOOK WHO’S BACK

Post Views = 1675I sit there with a pen and a piece of paper-no, a notebook. And yes, I’m old-school. I love writing and love my work to have what they call manuscripts; shattered pieces of paper that I will look at in future and remember sitting under a young shade-less acacia tree trying to pull off some Isaac Newton …

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The missing link

Post Views = 973In today’s world, hearing successful marriage stories has become a scarce commodity. The news bulletins are dotted with break-ups and divorces that include partners going after property. The institution of marriage has suffered from greed vagabonds that it no longer has any taste amongst the current generation. While this might be the case, we don’t want to …

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Of YALI moments, and the nights we never rolled over peacefully

Post Views = 6114The first day looks like we landed on the moon from different countries. And from our space gear, we salute each other and try to get to know each other. We forget our mission momentarily and have a seat on the rocky surfaces of the moon, unsure of what our excursion will look like. We trade banters …

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