At an early age, I was
encouraged to read and write.
As an only child, loneliness I have to fight
My vivid imagination I grow to like
These are some of the reasons why
from teaching I retire
to pursue the course I desire
that is, write and inspire
until the day I expire.
Sue Townsend died in 2014. Her death prompted Christina, a Malaysian fiftysomething and aspiring writer, to reread Sue's famed series 'The secret diaries of Adrian Mole'. Reliving her delight in Mole's exploits, she realized that her own encroaching twilight years were as eventful and hilarious as Mole's. She then set off to document daily events pertaining to her and hers and the world at large.
The adage 'It never rains but it pours' is especially true for Laura this Christmas season. Not only does Laura have to cope with the loss of her beloved husband Ben but her first love Lawrence turns up like a bad penny. She had never understood Lawrence's love for her. If he loved her as much as he professed, why did he have to leave her in the first place? Why did he push her into Ben's arms?
When Roxana, a celebrity talk show host, meets Jam and his gang of street urchins, little does she realize that her intention to bring change to their lives will set her on a treacherous path of self discovery she has no stomach for.
One early dawn a woman trudges up to the edge of a cliff carrying two cloth wrapped bundles. What is she doing there at that ungodly hour? What are in those bundles? Why does she throw those bundles one by one over the cliff if she values the contents so much?
Welcome to the world of mice and men. When a tricolor mouse named Motley (later renamed Temper) which is ostracized by his own kind literally falls into the lap of a cancer stricken teenager named Ju from a dysfunctional family, sparks are bound to fly. What ensues is a heartwarming series of events which leads to their lives and those of their loved ones being totally changed forever.