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My brother, you are dying
Added: 17 Feb 2014
THE lazy, languid December holidays were interrupted as my mobile jolted me into action. It was my Zulu “mother” asking if I would go to Maritzburg to see her son, Themba, who was in hospital...

The night owl catches the field mouse
Added: 31 Jul 2013
Opinion category winner:
Linda Filmer

Reflections of a decidedly non-morning person...

Nineteen sixty six
Added: 31 Jul 2013
Snapshot category winner:
Mokgotsi Ngcobo

A child runs home to tell his family that the president has been assassinated...

‘You get happy times and sad times too’
Added: 31 Jul 2013
Schools category winner:
Gary Pitt

Our youngest finalist yet writes about adjusting to life away from home...

And of our shadows deep
Added: 31 Jul 2013
Open category winner 2013:
Mzwandile Johannes Spirit

How an old woman saved the life of a 15-year-old boy, without even knowing it...

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