I've read a lot this year. I mean, a lot. For someone who is obsessed with books I didn't realise I could step it up any more than I had. But a year of rest, fiction and play gave me the grounding I needed to do the work this year - to dig deep and… Continue reading My Racial Awakening
After the year we've had, you'd be forgiven for wanting to hide for whatever time is remaining. But maybe it's not hiding - maybe it's a form of hibernation? An opportunity to rest, recharge, and restore as we face the end of one year and the beginning of another. I've been quiet on my blog… Continue reading Hibernating or Hiding?
This year has been tough, right? Pandemic, protests, lockdown, life carrying on. Working from home, teaching from home. Entertaining, educating, feeding & maintaining a home. Finding joy in little things. Finding slots for online supermarket shopping. Finding space for all the empty courier packaging. Reaching out, keeping in touch - Zoom, Teams, FaceTime, WhatsApp -… Continue reading We Can Do Hard Things
Hi, it’s me, your friendly oversharing, overachieving, try-hard at everything intense documenter/creator who is clearly passionate about all things social justice related recently! I know my feed has completely changed over the last few months, along with my perspective on the world, and I bet that has really confused/challenged some of you. I know that… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Race
The mistake I made when I first tried to "lean in", was that I thought I had to do it by myself. I thought the onus was on me to pave the way for the women around me, to push for progress by being the best I could be. I didn't realise that attitude alone… Continue reading You Can’t Go It Alone