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Guest author: Roberta Eaton ~ Beliefs and myths of southern Africa III: The Xhosa

Roberta Eaton, aka Robbie Cheadle, shares the third of her posts on the beliefs and myths of her home. Other posts in the series can be found by cicking here: Part One, Part Two Beliefs and myths of southern Africa … Continue reading

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Guest author: Roberta Eaton ~ Beliefs and myths of southern Africa II – The Khoikhoi (Hottentots)

Roberta Eaton, aka Robbie Cheadle, shares the second of her posts on the beliefs and myths of her home. The first post in the series can be found by clicking HERE. At the time when European settlement began, the Khoikhoi … Continue reading

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See what my publisher and readers are saying about Becoming Human ~ Kenneth L. Decroo

Reblogged from Kenneth L. Decroo: WHAT READERS ARE SAYING: “Becoming Human by Kenneth L. Decroo is a frightening tale of science unguided by ethics, and the devastation that can be wrought by government agencies that operate without benefit of effective … Continue reading

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The Slave Girl ~ A Heart for Africa #writephoto

She watched them, filled with revulsion. They were like two animals in heat–her husband and that wretched slave girl. If she had a rifle she would blow them to smithereens but being a Christian woman, it wouldn’t do for her … Continue reading

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How The Universe Began ~ The Dogon View by Tish Farrell

Reblogged from Tish Farrell: The Dogon people of the Bandiagara Plateau in Mali, West Africa have an extraordinarily complex cosmology that informs every aspect of their socio-sacred lives. First communicated  by Dogon elders to French anthropologist, Marcel Griaule, in the … Continue reading

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Carved in blood – Iain Kelly #writephoto

They carried him over their heads, then strapped him down to the ceremonial rock they had spent the last six months carving out of the rocks and boulders. The sun broke through the dark storm sky, a fiery red glow … Continue reading

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Guest author: Lucinda E. Clarke – I’ve been such a coward

Writing the blurb for your book is always a nightmare. Frankly it’s easier to write the whole book than that short piece you hope will entice readers to at least click on the ‘Look Inside’ button. Whenever I’m writing a … Continue reading

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The African Queen by Sandi at Flip Flops Every day #writephoto

“The African Queen comes out at sunrise to gaze at the prize.” This phrase has been said in his head, and aloud multiple times. Prior clues had led them to the South American jungle, the vast sands of the Asian … Continue reading

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Guest poet: Mbizo Chirasha – Identity Apples

 Identity Apples I am a fat skeleton, resurrecting From the sad memories of dada And dark mysteries of animism I am Buganda I bleed hope I drip the honey of fortune Makerere; think tank of Africa I dance with you … Continue reading

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On Being Smarter by Ken Decroo

Reblogged from Baja Moto Quest: Ken Decroo and Congo, African Elephant, Photo by Gale Cooper, 1981 Concerning the training of wild animals, I often speak on the importance of being smarter than the animal you’re training. When asked to elaborate … Continue reading

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