SUPER SHORTS

SUPER SHORTS

"A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it." – Michelangelo 

Here are a handful of CREATIVE NONFICTION TALES I've written; real-life snippets of interactions with colourful individuals.

Angel on a red tricycle

“Rules are there for a reason!”


We witnessed the standoff between the matron and the professor. Their noses were inches apart—neither willing to concede.

French crepes and the yellow-breasted roller

In the matter of sensible choices, I could only see two for our four-week elective period. Either accidental death by boredom, or a jam-packed adventure in an exotic location. 

Fear had a name: Physiology

We feared him, long before we met him: Professor Pinkes.


He was a brilliant man. Notorious. Revered. 


Angel on a Red Tricycle

“Rules are there for a reason!”


We witnessed the standoff between the matron and the professor. Their noses were inches apart—neither willing to concede.

French Crepes and the Yellow-Breasted Roller

In the matter of sensible choices, I could only see two for our four-week elective period. Either accidental death by boredom, or a jam-packed adventure in an exotic location. 

Fear had a Name: Physiology

We feared him, long before we met him: Professor Pinkes.


He was a brilliant man. Notorious. Revered. 


You Don't Look Like a Doctor, Man!

It always started with a bloody racket.


From the moment the ambulance driver took the turn, at the bottom of the narrow road, the wailing crept closer, tearing the night apart. 

To Catch a Desert Plane

Landmines. The anti-tank types—requiring 60-500 kg direct downward pressure to initiate.


That reality clouded an otherwise pleasant trip in an air conditioner-less armored vehicle, while dressed in full military fatigue in the middle of summer in northern Namibia.

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