Stockholm Syndrome: The True Story of Hostages Loyal to Their Captor

Stockholm Syndrome: The True Story of Hostages Loya How a six-day hostage drama inside a Swedish bank christened the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.” Written by CHRISTOPHER KLEIN On the morning of August 23, 1973, an escaped convict crossed the streets of Sweden’s capital city and entered a bustling bank, the Sveriges Kreditbanken, on … Read more

Blind Muslims, attending Islamic events with guide dogs

There was this “Islamic” event that was advertised on Facebook. I indicated that I was interested and got in touch with the organisers. I made it clear that I had a guide dog and woops! Just like that, I was no longer welcome to attend. I just had to respond, especially since others might get … Read more


My name is gossip. I have no respect for justice. I maim without killing. I break hearts and ruin lives. I am cunning and malicious and gather strength with age. The more I am quoted the more I am believed. I flourish at every level of society. My victims are helpless. They cannot protect themselves … Read more


This story was written by an unknown author and was retrieved from my old Zenith Data System 386 laptop in 1997.   Everyone in the apartment complex I lived in knew who Ugly was. Ugly was the resident tomcat. Ugly loved three things in this world: fighting, eating garbage, and, shall we say, love. The … Read more