Black and mixed raced people.

Lately, there has been a great deal of debate on black and white binary perceptions, in all media. As the manager of a grade 4 concession for British Shoe Corporation, I interviewed for a supervisor in 1984/5 and recruited my first “black” member of staff. I was just nineteen years old. However, I believe thatContinue reading “Black and mixed raced people.”

On abortion; a positive story.

Beautybeyondbones.com inspired this post. I just read her post, which is a little political. Although it is also anti-abortion. For some reason, I’ve been thinking about this subject, of late, myself. Let’s just say I know a woman to whom it was once suggested she have an abortion by her well-meaning father-in-law. That woman hadContinue reading “On abortion; a positive story.”

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”

Ha ha, you’ve only done an hour’s work a day.

My mum used to tell me “No ifs, no buts,” well tough because today there is a big but, and I’m angry. Today, because I was provoked by someone who is dear to me, but, for reasons best known to themselves, laughed at me and said what has now become the title of this shortContinue reading “Ha ha, you’ve only done an hour’s work a day.”

NYTimes: Watch Full Video: Cuomo Holds Daily News Conference

Watch Full Video: Cuomo Holds Daily News Conference https://nyti.ms/3eYc5Rj This gives me hope. A stunning 14 minutes of sensible talk on how societal change can happen overnight. Bibliography: Courtesy of Reuters, New York Times, June 5th 2020 Accessed 5-6-2020 Image by Gill Adams, 1992-1996

Why are we killing ourselves? Money?

I am writing this in May 2020. On Friday, the air was so clear that you could see for miles. It was a day with high winds. I was out on a 17 k walk across farms and open country, and I watched in awe as an oak tree of around 70 years old, dancedContinue reading “Why are we killing ourselves? Money?”

Three – Discover Prompts

If you take a look at fairy tales, you’ll find they often come in threes. The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella has two ugly sisters. I used to call my three siblings The Three Little Ones. I grew up with a love of story. For a while I had threeContinue reading “Three – Discover Prompts”

Growth

Remember growth start from a tiny seed. Sometimes to get new growth you have to cut a great deal of dead wood away. Sometimes you need to cut right back to the base. Take my plant, passiflora edulis, I think. A couple of years ago I planted this plant in a semi-shady spot in theContinue reading “Growth”

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