It was the grownups in my life that dissolved away my innocence. Continue reading
Can you remember the first time you realised the world was not safe and lovely? That grownups lied? That sickness came to good people? That some people were bad? That there were wrong things happening in your town about which grownups did nothing? That your body could be frightening? That violence was ugly and painful to behold? Continue reading
The youngest Lord of Creation sat with his head cradled on his arm and doodled at the table around which all the other Lords of Creation were having a meeting. Continue reading
When I was a teacher, I once got a sick note that said “Johnny will not be in class today as he has flew” Continue reading
Look to this day!
For it is life, the very life of life. Continue reading
My mother would have turned 104 this year. She wrote this when she was 19. It’s beautiful is it not? Continue reading
When we came to the UK from Africa, I was under the mistaken impression England was full of beautiful cuddly animals all living in peace in the gentle countryside we saw all about us. Continue reading
The morning of the day I was supposed to teach a workshop, I woke up with no voice. Continue reading
Is the UK too hostile to immigration?
What the hell kind of question is this? Continue reading