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It was time to stir the guards up for being slack! Read More

Poem / Young Adult

September 23, 2017

Reads: 12

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Warrior Writers House

The corruption of our youth is going too far. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 20, 2017

Reads: 16

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Footsteps, yarns and little fibs House

Asked to join a meeting to discuss wedding arrangements, but nothing seemed quite right. Read More
A short story explaining the origin of the name for "Year" and the possible origin of the Chinese New Year. A fairy tale, a myth, a story I was told about the origin of the Chinese New Year. Read More

Reads: 24

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story about a funny childhood incident. I say it is finished, but I'm sure there could be more editing done. I just want to see the potential of this short story as a humour piece ( based on a real incident) and whether it is a good… Read More

Article / Memoir

September 06, 2017

Reads: 22

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My journey for 6 weeks in a completely different yet a similar country, Indonesia. Read More

Poem / Romance

August 26, 2017

Reads: 22

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem about a beautiful lady from Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea Read More
This is a story, seen through the eyes of an out of work young man called Harry, of a way of life brought to the Wiltshire Downs by a people from far away, from ‘the other place’. Read More
A Saudi Princess has a dream. Jason Hetherington aids and abets. King Saud opposes. Fulfillment wins out, at a price. Read More
This is a short piece about my impressions, culture shock and various emotions when I moved to Japan all the way from Saudi Arabia Read More
We see things differently with age, but remember them as they were. Now in his old age, Furio can't help but to think how he got here. Read More
Olivia is a tomboy dealing with the side effects of her Epilepsy medications.Memory loss. Formerly one of the most popular girls at school, yet her whole world is turned upside down when her parents divorce and her brothers wife goes missing. Piecing the clues together there is something she must… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 07, 2017

Reads: 200

Comments: 11

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My home, the UK city of culture for 2017 Read More

Reads: 190

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

By reading this story, you will become involved in Ina's life, a young graduate who has always had an average life which did involve uprooting a bit more then often, but it was a simple life nonetheless. She was privileged enough to be living away from her own home country,… Read More
Ramblings on the path of the Blues Dervish. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2016

Reads: 30

Shelves: 1

The JDT Desktop Publishing House

'Ambai' means young lady in Simbu language of Papua New Guinea Read More
A short story on one individual's experience with adoption and adapting to a new culture. The individual struggles with communication and being understood by his new family. This story takes you on the journey of young Charlie and his life within his new family. Read More

Reads: 131

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Trinidad and Tobago is a beautiful, diverse twin islands, the last of the Caribbean archipelago located just above Venezuela near South America, It's beauty is in it's melting pot of cultures and peoples living in harmony in a tropical paradise. Read More
Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is a beautiful cultural parade of people dancing merrily in the streets with creative costumes to the loud, musical vibrations of giant speakers on mobile trucks. Read More
Poem to celebrate Papua New Guinea's 41 years of nationhood (September 16, 1975) Read More
Authority, Power, Strength and Dominion over everything on Heaven and Read More

Tags: god, nation, culture

Poem about the children of Fergusson Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea Read More

Tags: identity, culture

Poem / Romance

August 24, 2016

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

The JDT Desktop Publishing House

A poem about Papua New Guinean culture Read More
The following will be covered throughout this essay on the British theatre director, Peter Brook: Introduction – This will explain what will be discussed until overall conclusion Section to be covered: • Brook’s methodologies and practice. • Influences and how these applied to his work • Shakespeare, and how his… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2016

Reads: 172

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The JDT Desktop Publishing House

Self-discovery Read More

Tags: identity, culture

Poem / Poetry

June 20, 2016

Reads: 147

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem in response to debates regarding cutting funds towards the arts. Read More
it's a story about the assimilation of two cultures, of generational differences, coffee and mangos. Read More
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