The last 2 pieces I’ve written are very racially charged. At this time it’s the only way I know how to express what I’m feeling and experiencing. But I don’t want to turn off particular readers. I am a lover of humanity, and all humans regardless of race, class or creed. I don’t want anyone … More disclaimer

race relations 2

I wish it could be as simple as an argument between neighbours, but in becoming aware of my colour, and what that means for me in society, these types of encounters have political, racial and power dynamics that I just can’t ignore. In fact I have no other way to experience things because this is the world I live in. … More race relations 2

The Past part 1- when you know you should write something, but all you do is binge watch HGTV…

The house is a metaphor for your life, and what we always come back to is the basement, our childhood traumas, the role our parent’s played and what they modelled in terms of relationships, our early experiences, and the things we bury so deep we never give a second thought to. All of these things require us to go through the process of healing… … More The Past part 1- when you know you should write something, but all you do is binge watch HGTV…

simple support

Not long after, I emerged from the bedroom. Having finished my piece, I felt relieved, and calmed. As usual, the writing process put me in a completely different state. I’m still amazed by the conversations we can have together when a problem arises. … More simple support

emotional days

Today was an emotionally draining day. It’s hard trying to get through the day with a knot in your throat, and a retail smile on your face. Tears surfacing, but never over flowing, all the while your mind is on this loop, of the things you need to process, the things you want to write … More emotional days

afternoon’s off

This afternoon, after grocery shopping, and folding laundry, I sat down with a book and the balcony door open to let the fresh air flow in. Now as afternoon fades to evening, and I’ve managed to write something, it’s time to start cooking…and maybe pour a glass of wine! … More afternoon’s off