Today I want to be at the sweat lodge. Today I want to be with my kids. I can’t do both. I’m sitting at home writing this rather than driving to the sweat lodge because I chose family over spirituality. How can mothers combine the two?
I hate the word ‘spirituality’ for all … Read more
A couple of people got in touch after the last blog wondering how and if they should tell their story. These on one hand are normal people, raising families, going to work, living life; nothing special. On the other hand, these are people who have really lived through some hard stuff and come out the … Read more
Death seems to be having a feeding frenzy this year. David Bowie, Caroline Aherne, Alan Rickman, Muhammad Ali, Prince, Victoria Lane, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels and Terry Wogan to name some. These are the people and names I grew up with. My mum loved Terry Wogan and he was the breakfast time voice, after Jimmy … Read more
What if black male violence and gangs were understandable ?
What if we could look back not so many generations and remember the cruelty of the the slave trade. What if we had ancestors who were shipped; bound and suffocating across an ocean, sold like animals and then beaten, starved worked and raped as … Read more