Tag Archives: School

Addie’s Little Adventure ~ Adele #writephoto

Everyday after school, I took a shortcut so that I would walk past the mansion where the English couple lived. And every time I paused to peek through the gates which were always ajar and stare at the strange faces … Continue reading

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Awiti’s Tutoring ~ AHFA #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent Awiti stood at the gate, her slender fingers gripped the iron as she peered through at the impressive building of the school she wished she could go to.  She watched the white Afrikaan girls talking and … Continue reading

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Jolene ~ Adele #writephoto

“Y’all gonna be okay while I’m gone?” Darlene asked her husband, Mick and her daughter, Jolene.  She was heading off for the weekend to a Women’s Ministry retreat in Atlanta. They both looked at her before Mick answered, “Yes, we … Continue reading

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The New Guy ~ Notes to Women #writephoto

She had been through here hundreds of times but today, for some reason, it gave her the creeps. Served her right for watching that British murder mystery last night. She had sworn off watching those types of shows because they … Continue reading

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A lost love ~ A heart for Africa #writephoto

She stood on the beach, watching the waves roll onto the sand, the spray of the water stung her pale cheeks. This was where they used to come–her young lover and she. It had been foolish getting involved with one … Continue reading

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Splashing About – Kate #writephoto

Yeh a day off school and all day to fool race down to the pool rock splashing real cool! Time out with the mates not thinking of girls or dates never contemplating our fates family, mortgage or bank rates Continue … Continue reading

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Arch-enemy – Iain Kelly #writephoto

George bested Timothy in everything. He was better at his sums, better at spelling, hand-writing, reading and tying his shoe-laces. George could run faster than Timothy, was always first-pick at football and had more gears on his bicycle. George always … Continue reading

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Snowy Day – jagahdilmein #writephoto

Alex had gone to bed happy last night, very happy. It had been snowing so hard since morning yesterday that not just their cottage, but the road to the village, and the village itself had been covered with a blanket … Continue reading

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Comprehension

Back in school, in French classes, we used to be given ‘comprehension tests’ for our homework. Doubtless the same exercises are used the world over, though not necessarily by that name. ‘Comprehension’ involved reading a passage written in French, after … Continue reading

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Guest Author – Dianne Noble: A love-affair with India

The first time I visited India I was ten years old, flying back to England with my parents and brothers after a three year tour in Singapore. Our RAF Hermes plane took almost three days, stopping in several countries to … Continue reading

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