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.”

‘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”

work in progress – Imperfect Beauty, Imperfect Writing, Imperfect Love – On Beauty, Identity and Creativity: Is beauty active or passive? #essay #beauty #gender politics #stereotyping #binaries #literature #writing #LiteraryR

Creativity cannot be contained, constricted, reduced to contain only itself. The very existence of structuralism undermines this idea.

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