Category: Short Stories

Yehonatan and the baby

A short story by Louis Mallett He was street-child of his day, and Yehonatan’s mother had him up at first light. There would be good pickings in...

The bell of St Raphael

A short story by Fr Ralph de Hahn Port Raphael, on the Capes West Coast, was just a small insignificant fishing village, no more than 150 inhabitants,...

The Christmas visitor

A short story by Malcolm Theunissen It was a hot and humid afternoon in December 1965 when a balding stranger appeared at the door of the small...

The Christmas Angel

A short story by Brian Reynolds Where I grew up it always rained on the 16th of December, which older South Africans will remember was Dingaans Day...

Song in the manger

A short story by Margaret Schewe As he was rounding the wide bend, which was at the end of the towns main street and which seemed to...