What the hell does that title mean?
A year ago I would have asked the same thing. Then one day in August last year I encountered a series of accounts online that were pretending to be clocks and a brand new bizarre world was revealed to me; GISHWHES world.
Who this world is ruled by is one…
The 4th August 2014 marked the centenary of the start of the First World War. Some of you may be familiar with my ‘war’ poetry, pieces I’ve written inspired by WW1 poets, my favourite being Wilfred Owen. From WW1 we get a sense of waste of life but because it was so many years ago and the generation that experienced that time are gone we do not get the feeling of loss that people must have…
The other day a friend decided that she would post a picture of her breastfeeding on her Facebook with the message that all Mother’s should post similar selfies to publicise the cause of breastfeeding in public.
First of all I would like to point out that my issue was not and never will be with her.
Rather it was the first of the comments that arose from her statement. Along the lines that we…
On May 13 an MRI found 20 tumors in my husbands brain. On May 15 he could barely breathe and was in a lot of pain. A CT scan that day revealed he had a softball-sized tumor in his lung, tumors in his other lung, his liver and possibly his bones. On our way home from the imaging center our primary…
Spread the word, let’s see if we can shame the insurers into doing the right thing!
The caged bird sings with a fearful trill
of things unknown but longed for still
and his tune is heard on the distant hill
for the caged bird sings of freedom.”
― Maya Angelou,
RIP Maya Angelou, may your soul fly with the free