Month: September 2020

From the Desk of Geof

Short stories, blog post, screenplays and other items.

My Home is an Ocean

Adrift now at sea, she contemplated what she’d left behind and what she would find when she returned, if she was able to return. At the beginning of the mayhem that took the planet by storm, she’d been preparing her yacht for the voyage of a lifetime. Many had sailed single-handed around the world before…
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A Stepping Stone to Australia (formerly Seagulls of Nauru)

My name is Fimi and this is my story. It is the first story I have ever written. I’d like to take you on a journey, my journey. It began in Central Africa, then took me to Kenya, Malaysia and eventually to a tiny island in the Pacific. Most children in my old country are…
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Shantytown

I stood back and marvelled at this truly fine example of a shantytown. It was absolutely bloody awesome. Before the idea was thought of, every man and his dog wondered how our 12,000 refugee intake would work here in Australia. Europe, with the influx of over a million refugees, was really struggling. What to do…
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