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The Madiba Shirt

The Madiba Shirt She gently folds the shirt, checking inch by inch stitch and seam, to see that it is perfect, then swaddling it in tissue paper, and tenderly lifts her baby, into its cardboard cot. An air kiss. Lid on. Ribbon tied. She will deliver it. Like a midwife, she will present her baby to… Read More The Madiba Shirt


A pat on the back

This blog  is my pat on my back. Why not? And if there are trumpets to blow, then I’ll take  a deep breath now… I may not have been shortlisted for the flash fiction story competition, which I mentioned in an  earlier blog, but I have been awarded second place in the Society of Women Writers… Read More A pat on the back