Abortion’s Curse By Thembie L Ndlovu

My name is Ruth and I am a Chartered Accountant in one of the country's top firms. I'm married to a wonderful man and together we have 2 beautiful children - well, I have 3. Number 3 is the one that nobody knows; the one I never talk about; the who has never been seen. … Continue reading Abortion’s Curse By Thembie L Ndlovu

Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter Four   Its 8:45am on Sunday morning and everyone except Ntokozo is very ready for church. She darts up and down the stairs seeking approval for her chosen outfit, and looking for lipgloss and all her other necessary facial cosmetics. It's not a surprise to anyone in the home, as Ntokozo is never ready … Continue reading Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

The power of interpretation By Thembie L. Ndlovu

People are always in a space when they create something. Robert Louis Stevenson was in one and so was Van Gough and his ear slitting antics. The power of interpretation is entering that space with them. What was he/she feeling right there. Then they never leave you. (That's why I don't smoke weed, I would … Continue reading The power of interpretation By Thembie L. Ndlovu

Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter Six As I stepped out of the train and onto the platform, a cold chill came over me. What I had done dawned suddenly on me. I had stolen money; and a cellphone; but most importantly, I had run away. My knees buckled at the thought and I had to do all I could … Continue reading Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter Four On Sundays Bhut'Manga is up early, and usually leaves the house by seven o'clock. He goes to a church on the other side of town. Lizzie said it's the loud one, where they all pray at once and use loud instruments. Even the white people shout and dance and look like they are … Continue reading HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter Three It's a full week before schools open and Lucille spends it confirming vacancies, and purchasing uniforms and stationery. It's an opportune time to mentally confirm which people actually live in the area as she looks at the faces in the stationery stores. Whilst she is not particularly ready to make and acquaintances, she … Continue reading HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter Two As a woman set in her ways, Lucille is up by 4:30 am and opens her rather used Bible, reading her daily devotion. No matter how hard she tries, the routine she started for herself cannot be broken. Her eyes literally open themselves up every morning nomatter what time she slept the previous … Continue reading HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter Three It is the next morning and I have just finished my cleaning. I am sitting in the kitchen eating bread and having some tea. The margarine tastes very nice as it melts in my mouth because of the hot sweet tea. I love having these moments when the house is empty and I … Continue reading HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter One As she parks the car in the wide, neatly paved drive way, Lucille takes in the large white building in front of her. It's plain but rather magnificent, with very few small windows placed awkwardly, and a single door to which is just large enough to move furniture through, but it hardly inviting … Continue reading HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}