The Bus Stories is a compilation of the unique and varied experiences that the author shares about her trips using her country’s public transport. Uncertain travels sets the stage for the series of unexpected events that are chronicled in The Bus Stories. These stories meander along a pathway that is shaped by the actions and attitudes of the characters depicted in them. To Greet or Not and The Anatomy of Good Morning invite the reader to re-examine some societal norms that persons take for granted. As the reader journeys on, he or she is introduced to Saved by the Bus and encounters another character Living off the foolish/Making a Living – a common sight in any busy thoroughfare. The reader gets glimpses into the cultural realities of the author’s world and how these are displayed in That is how we is! and This seat could be mine. Though some of those realities may seem harsh, the author reminds us that even in our busyness, we can still find time to care for others and notice our fellow travellers. No passenger left back and Crossing one’s path reinforce that idea. Before The Bus Stories can be completed, the reader is treated to another exciting experience aptly called, Too hot for the journey. As the meandering lessens and the road ahead is more visible, we are presented with hope- an adolescent’s declaration that The best man is an honest man.
Having given you the opportunity to explore the vagaries of using public transport daily, the author encourages you to join her as she reflects Going Beyond the Book. Each of these stories completes the puzzle that is The Bus Stories, but can be read as a stand-alone piece to be enjoyed. Get your copy from Pendium Publishing, online and regular book distributors!