Wrong call better than no call

Wrong call better than no call

Yesterday afternoon a man collapsed outside our school on his way to pick up his son.  He was carrying his young daughter at the time. I didn’t see him fall, but when I crossed the road to see if I could assist, he was surrounded by some lovely, caring people who were...
Stop it. I don’t like it.

Stop it. I don’t like it.

Anybody that has a child will know this phrase. It’s become the ‘go-to’ phrase we teach our children when they are on the receiving end of behaviour that is unacceptable. And sometimes, granted, it’s the perfect phrase for toddlers. They are...
Tired of riots and protests eh?

Tired of riots and protests eh?

I read a comment earlier today that said something like ‘I know the death of an innocent black man is terrible, but there is really no excuse for protests, riots and looting’. For. Fucks. Sake. Nope, absolutely no acronyms for that one. FOR FUCKS SAKE! How...
Things we believe about ourselves

Things we believe about ourselves

I’ve been working my way through the book Postcards From Tomorrow which is (and I quote directly from the book cover) “A collection of letters from inspirational women to their 21 year old selves.” Disclaimer: I contributed a letter. It’s a...
My year of unsubscribe

My year of unsubscribe

In 2018, I set myself a challenge to unsubscribe from every email I didn’t open immediately. Within about a minute I had of course changed that to unsubscribe REGULARLY from every email I didn’t open immediately. And so it began – that first month I...