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?
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
I thought that being a feminist meant I was doing "the right thing" for women - helping to promote gender equality, supporting women at work as well as in the home. I had heard about intersectionality, but I naively assumed that remembering to include profiles of black women, or inviting my black friends to speak… Continue reading Feminism Let Me Down