008 Life is for the living: Stranger things closer to home…

Did you know that the greatest threat to your safety is people you actually know or think you know. That even after establishing boundaries, the lesson needs to be taught again and again. Teach children to own their bodies again and again and to speak out, so they are not strangers to abusers at anytime … Continue reading 008 Life is for the living: Stranger things closer to home…

007 Life is for the living: love & madness

"True, we love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." —THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA (1883–1891) They say you lose your mind when you fall in love. Well I lost my mind a … Continue reading 007 Life is for the living: love & madness

004 Learning to love myself: How I celebrated NY

So NYE both my lovely kids decide after spending Christmas with their Dad and extended family it was time for some Mummy time. My daughter and I go shopping, we bump into one of our favourite neighbour and friend. All seems to be going well. Dinner is outstanding steak and homemade chips and a couple … Continue reading 004 Learning to love myself: How I celebrated NY

#7 Happy Family: Who made the rule you have to be happy at Christmas?

I guess what I'm trying to say here is Jesus is 'down' with the SAD, so stop giving them a hard time! I went to a Picasso exhibition in Londin earlier this year, and saw some magnificent pieces of works created in the 1940's when the worst carnage was taking place, with the annihilation of … Continue reading #7 Happy Family: Who made the rule you have to be happy at Christmas?

#3 Happy Family: Leaving home, a Studious child.

My story... Education & God saved me... Growing up in a 'nuclear fall out' of a home was and is traumatic to this day. What makes it worst is all the denial, I am the only one that wants truth and reconciliation. But like Macbeth's 3 witches rolled into one my mother prefers to spread … Continue reading #3 Happy Family: Leaving home, a Studious child.