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The reason

He took a swig from the cold can of cola I had lovingly placed beside the bowl of nuts, a mixture of roasted groundnuts and cashew nuts. I had been careful to select each nut carefully, checking to see that … Continue reading

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Salewa

She liked going to church. It soothed her, being in the company of fellow worshippers, and no matter how much she got taunted about her blind devotion, nothing was about to stop her attendance. As the music reached a crescendo, … Continue reading

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Basiru

He ought to have known better than to rely on her. He figured himself to be a pretty good judge of character, and there was no reason for him to have been caught out by her actions. He studied the … Continue reading

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Doctor!

It had been a productive day, and the pickings had been good, but nothing came close to his latest acquisition. He darted through the traffic, running steadily with the ease that came from repeated practice. His right hand was clenched … Continue reading

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The driver…. an excerpt

He saw the flashing blue lights behind him, and swore under his breath as he pulled over to the side of the road and parked his car. Everything had been going well in his life for once and he regretted … Continue reading

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Festive dinner

She bustled around her house, casting a critical eye over the settings to make sure everything was just so. He walked along jauntily, with a spring in his steps as he contemplated what awaited him on his return. She had … Continue reading

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