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Memories And The Making Of An Activist

Today, I’m putting the finishing touches on my knitting project to be discussed in my next post. But first, I want to write about something completely off topic from my crafting adventure. 674 more words

Don't Forget The Past

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I would like to warn readers that the following essay may be disturbing. It is my story or at least part of my story. 1,629 more words


A brief return to Bristol

Fresh air, harbour, houseboats, balloons, a (half) pint of cider, good food, great gig venues, awesome people, hipsters, street art, UK’s top 10 law school, Harry Potter-theme Wills library, terrific architecture, Sherlock film locations, the place where Hagrid and Harry flew passed, a series of hills, Voting Remain, a city with mayoral elections, instagrammable spots and, most importantly, colourful houses. 699 more words


New year, new beginnings

You have not heard from me for almost a year, but I have read your blogs, more or less. 2016 happened to be not one of these nice or normal years. 67 more words


My baby mattered

I watched a programme last night on TV, called Coronation Street, it’s a long running soap opera that has been running for around 30-40 years (not quite sure how long.) But last night two of the characters acted out some of the hardest scenes they have potentially had to act. 336 more words


"Ignorance is Bliss" (Poem)

​The smoke,

The shield,

The darkness,

But once upon a time,

The streets were blinded by brightness
Demolition at the stations

Tears evaporating off sidewalks… 44 more words


Walking the walk, talking the talk

My college roommate once told me, way back in college, that I had a great ability to see all sides of a problem. I’m going to consider it a gift to be able to have empathy for people, even those I don’t know. 2,004 more words