Blind Spots

Blind Spots

A few months ago I stopped listening to music on my daily commute, I instead began to listen to audiobooks and podcasts and short stories. I could give some philosophical explanation as to why I made this change. However, the real reason is I just find it makes the...

Together In Isolation

This week I attended my sister’s funeral service.  It had been quite a challenge to organise, made more difficult with all the restrictions in place because of Covid 19.  We had planned a church service, where we expected quite a number to attend, followed by a...

Don’t Be Tough, Be Wooly

What a crazy couple of weeks! It was just 3 weeks ago that I wrote my blog about our perspective when looking at the coronavirus. Now it seems that I could have been accused of playing the whole scenario down. This week saw a catalogue of closures and increased...

Let’s Talk About Periods

 Periods. I can’t say I have ever met someone who enjoys having their monthly period, yet unfortunately, this is something that most women will have to deal with for a good 30-40 years of their life. If you start your period at age 12 and stop menstruating at age 50,...

Perspective

Coronavirus, is there a more topical subject to blog on at the moment? The ‘pandemic’ that has gripped the world, shut down regions and dominated news stations recently. Reports lead us to believe that the world is coming to an end. Action plans are in place to close...

Mwale’s Story

I remember the first day I met Mwale. He was just 3 years old. His story is such a tragic one and yet my abiding memory of this young man is his infectious smile. Mwale was the last born child of a family living in the Kankoyo district of Mufulira, Zambia. His older...