Stop trying to save the planet
For decades now, the environmental movement has been asking us to save the planet. We see images of habitats destroyed, rubbish piling up in remote areas and polar bears starving … Continue reading
This is what most people are like
We all want to feel like our choices are valid, every bit as much as the choices by which most people’s lives are defined. We want to know that we are not alone.
Let them live
I was raged at … full spittle, purple faced, get-out-of-the-car raged at on the road a few weeks ago. The man screaming at me had made an illegal exit from … Continue reading
That four letter word
There’s a dirty, four letter word that we all need to stop using. It’s everywhere. It’s insidious.
“It’s sad though because it makes you feel that if you don’t look like that there’s something wrong with you. I have friends who won’t eat lunch at school because … Continue reading
How to draw a life
The trick to drawing your way out of a paper bag is just to draw a door. Ziga Sparovec We imagine that life should be lived a certain way. There … Continue reading
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer. W. Somerset Maugham A celtic harp plays the Christ Child Lullaby. I lay all the branches, colour by colour on the floor. … Continue reading
Drops in the ocean
Internet dating has made people more disposable. Dan Slater Scene 1: Take 1: A woman in her early 30s walks along a busy, urban street. The camera focuses on the men … Continue reading
Single ladies, we are not Damsels in Distress… we are Divas that Impress! Mandy Hale If you suppressed a hiccup of hot bile on reading that – you’re not alone. … Continue reading
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