I submitted this short story for Short Story Day Africa 2014. This year's theme was Terra Incognita. Though I do read in the genre, writing speculative fiction is indeed unknown ground for me. My story didn't make the longlist so I thought I would share it with you here.
The final installment of 14-word couplets inspired by the 2014 Ramadan Photo A Day challenge.
NiQi 2014 | Art Nouveau Eid Gifting
14-word couplets inspired by Days 11-20 of the Ramadan Photo A Day challenge.
What Am I To Do
Saaleha Idrees Bamjee
what am I to do with these strange women
holding up dead dolls, bloodied on my screen
swaddled in strips […]
For this year's Ramadan Photo A Day challenge, I decided to write and photograph 14-word couplets inspired by the binary prompts.
All the visual clichés I could not resist shooting just before sunrise at the Nizamiye Mosque Complex in Midrand.
On our third night in Kampala, a young singer called AFRI took to the stage at the National Theatre. When she opened her mouth, a hand stretched out from inside it, plunged into my chest and grasped my heart. It held on to the beating lump for the rest of the song and for the one after it, pressing gentle fingerprints into each pulse...
Photographing in and around Kampala.
Kwantu Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, Cape St Francis, VW Auto Pavillion - Uitenhage
Papier Mache sculpture and other new photography.