Hi All I wrote ‘Bringing up the girls‘ in celebration of my Mama and her Mama and her Mamas Mama. Our ancestors are the blocks from which we build and My Mama certainly provides this base that has spread throughout her family and continues to be filtered down to her granddaughters. I am truly luckyContinue reading “Bringing up the Girls”
Hi all I have been busy writing. I have continued to publish in newsletters and on medium.com and have been accepted to some new publications there. I shall share those with you in the near future. For now ,let me celebrate the publication of my first solo collection. ‘Searching for an Oasis‘ has been bornContinue reading “Searching for an Oasis-Published”
Let’s celebrate womenToday I am highlighting @POLLY -a charity helpline for girls and women and self-identifying females based in the UK There seems to be an uplift in the air .Perhaps everyone is affected by the lighter days,the hint of sun,the promise of spring. I guess that we have all learnt the value of communicationContinue reading “International Women’s Day”
So, I know as the days become darker earlier and earlier that it may seem that the end of the day draws to an end somewhat quicker,however I do love the different rhythm of the day-how cosier dimmer evenings are an excuse for earlier homely fires and curried meals and sticky fruit puddings and warmContinue reading “How quickly the day disappears”
Hi I am very proud to share that I have been invited to be a Wellness Ambassador. I join the team at The Ancient way.co This new website http://www.TheAncientWay .co from Whole yoga and Ayurveda was launched this month. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram It is a wonderful source of nourishment for”theContinue reading “Wellness Ambassador post announcement”
This poem was written in response to a discussion about the care of natural hairstyles.I was fascinated to learn of other peoples experiences.The opportunity arose to share my own approach to the care of black hair as it had developed due to the care and attention given to me as I grew up. This careContinue reading “Ribbons”
New post on Good Black NewsVIDEO: “Michelle Obama’s Closing Argument” on Why It’s So Critical to Vote (A MUST WATCH)by goodblacknews“The one thing this President is really, really good at is using fear and confusion and spreading lies to win”Released today, in a blistering, no-nonsense, direct video to the American people, former First Lady Michelle Obama spends 24 minutes and 12 recordsContinue reading “Equality;Justice;love;honour;decency”
I wrote this poem when the days began disappearing . I would wake- work- then bed. All too soon the day was ended.This poem reminds me to make the most of my day-to use each waking moment which will never be repeated- to remember that there will never be one identically the same.Whenever I readContinue reading “Sunset”
What do we hope to plan and pray for our children and our children’s children? In general, we are obligated to protect nature so that they do have a future on sustainable earth; but above recycling and physical properties of protecting their environment how would we like our offspring to live? Current crises of theContinue reading “Lullaby”
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