Monthly Archives: February 2015

Spock-light: Six lessons in honor of the “green blooded hobgoblin”

“Insufficient facts always invite danger.” When we don’t know the answer, we make it up. If a friend doesn’t call you back right away, if someone gives you an unexpected sideways glance… your mind immediately spins a series of stories … Continue reading

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Review: Perfectly Flawed: Living with Genetic Illness

Perfectly Flawed: Living with Genetic Illness by Molvia Maddox My rating: 4 of 5 stars Inspirational! This is the astonishing personal account of the courage, determination and perseverance of the author as she battles her way through a life that … Continue reading

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African Empowerment Workshop

Are you interested in the culture and people of southern Africa? Now is your big chance to find out more by participating in our Southern African Empowerment and Cultural Workshop on 14th March at St Thomas Hall in Grays, Essex … Continue reading

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Review of Eleven Miles from Drifter

Great debut novel This is an enchanting 4 and 1/2 star story of a young girl’s struggle to overcome some fearsome obstacles in order to gain an education. The story is set in Botswana and the African sun shines out … Continue reading

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To the woman who tutted at me using the disabled toilets…

I tried to reblog this in the usual way, but I couldn’t, so here’s the link. This is well worth reading. I am sure that there are many of you who have either been affected in this way, or who … Continue reading

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Review: Moloka’i

Moloka’i by Alan Brennert My rating: 5 of 5 stars All because of fear Unfounded fear, unbounded love, exile, cruelty, death, suffering, prejudice and, most of all, sacrifice. It is all there, in this beautiful story. There is already enough … Continue reading

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