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Remembering the reality of the need for Roma Genocide Day

“Vermin – deport” was the response to an article I posted (July 25th 2015) on the Roma Community Fun Day in the Arboretum and Normanton Neighbourhood Group Facebook Page last week.   497 more words


Roma Community Fun day in Arboretum Park

Roma Community Care ( led from the Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Derby), in conjunction with Reverend Elizabeth Pinder-Ashenden of Pear Tree Baptist Church, put on a Fun Day in Arboretum Park. 76 more words


...and also some of the women...

Soon afterwards, he [Jesus} began going around from one city and village to another, proclaiming and preaching the kingdom of God. The twelve were with him, and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and sicknesses: Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward, and Susanne, and many others who were contributing to their support out of their private means.

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'You will always be gadjo': Reflections on Identity

“You will always be gadjo*,” the Roma pastor said to us, smiling, meant partly in jest and partly in seriousness.

I felt something rise up in me…a resistance…a protest…and a feeling of rejection. 415 more words

Cultural Reflections

How a pig changed everything

“I was the first Roma Pentecostal believer in this region, ” the old pastor said, his  enthusiasm and energy at odds with his age and the obvious handicaps left by a stroke.  642 more words


Daily Grind

I may love coffee more than the average person, but I never thought I that I could feel this way about a warm cup of brown liquid. 187 more words