Teadrinkinggrey-haired gardener ?

In the news this morning, to assuage the view of an out-of-work grey haired fifty something, a guy posted a video of himself doing a workout and was offered multiple jobs. However, the words used to describe the stereotype offended me. I am many things. A mother of five, an MA student in my secondContinue reading “Teadrinkinggrey-haired gardener ?”

Science and Education

Finally, a sea change. Today on Radio 4 a scientist announced to the general public that science is not fixed. The reason for this statement is that people apparently thought that it was and should be taken as read when initially commenting on Covid-19 as advisory bodies to the government. Hurrah. I have been remindingContinue reading “Science and Education”

‘Black’ and ‘White’ versions of me: A Discussion of writers’ responses to depictions of race and ethnicity in history texts and culture (A slightly altered version of this essay was recently handed in as an MA essay and has been given an ‘A’ grade.)

A discussion on Binary perceptions of difference in historical texts and personal history

When birds lie down

I come to you today, feeling empty. There are no more excuses. Today I witnessed a blackbird lying down in the grass like a cat. I had seen the pigeons do this a month ago, but I thought little of it. Perhaps they had become domesticated, since they had fallen out of their nest andContinue reading “When birds lie down”

Roses and Brimstone

❧ A Little Heart With Extraordinary Passion

roads bel travelled

Exploring open roads without breaking the bank

Africa Haiku Network

Publishers of The Mamba Journal

Anna Katharina

My worldtrip