It Was the Loneliest of Times, It Was the Most Resilient of Times

‘There is no precedent in living memory for the challenges that Covid-19 now poses for global communities.’ – Ban Ki-moon As I look around at my friends, my family and society as a whole in these unprecedented times I see so much grief, anxiety and loneliness. When our realities first started to change in the … More It Was the Loneliest of Times, It Was the Most Resilient of Times

Act On Your Values

“The most important human endeavour is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.”- Albert Einstein For many of us, the world seems like – is – a scary place at the moment. … More Act On Your Values

A Woman Writes

“If you’re a woman writer, sometime, somewhere, you will be asked: Do you think of yourself as a writer first, or as a woman first? Look out. Whoever asks this hates and fears both writing and women.” – Margaret Atwood As I learned during my journalism studies, there is no such thing as neutrality. This … More A Woman Writes

Show Your Voice

“You have to follow your own voice. You have to be yourself when you write. In effect, you have to announce, ‘This is me, this is what I stand for, this is what you get when you read me. I’m doing the best I can – buy me or not – but this is who … More Show Your Voice