Category Short stories in English

The Bird with the broken leg.

Late Lorne Blair once told me this story which was not a story because it really happened:

Nyepi (English version)

Nyepi. This year on the 21rst of March.

Mantras work

The power of Mantras. Raised with the firm notion that sex = love and love = sex,

Death is pointless.

Carly and I were pregnant together.  There were more of us, pregnant expatriate women in Bali: Robin, Caroline, Janet, Kerry… It was 1993. Solo subjective research had resulted in the conviction that I should avoid the hospital at all times.  I went to the local ‘Bidan’ for my monthly check-ups and refused the tetanus injection […]