The Twilight Zone

This post, the latest in the ‘Moments That Made Me’ series, is from the very talented poet, Rachel Rhodes-Puckett. Rachel has just published her first book of poetry, The Pennings of the Poisonous Pixie’s Book of Poetry, which can be ordered from Amazon here: https://goo.gl/z5haVy The Pennings of The Poisonous Pixie is an eclectic, lyrical collection … More The Twilight Zone

Guns Don’t Kill People, Mental Health Problems Do!

“We have a lot of mental health problems in our country, as do other countries, but this isn’t a guns situation…” Oh Donald, Donald, Donald, where do I start with this one? As 26 people lay dead in Texas with a further 20 wounded, victims of another mass shooting massacre, the US must, again, ask … More Guns Don’t Kill People, Mental Health Problems Do!

Men Are Arseholes

It’s not a good time to own a penis. In the last few weeks we have heard numerous and graphic accounts of the disgusting behaviour of Harvey Weinstein, a grotesque symbol of masculine entitlement fuelled by power, status and an ego that shielded him from any sense of consideration for the many women that he … More Men Are Arseholes

Moments That Made Me – Sitting On The Kitchen Stool

I am privileged to publish this piece by Sandra who writes very movingly about the impact of losing her mother when she was only 13. Sandra explains in her unique and touching way how her mother’s tragic loss has brought her both great sadness and great strength. It is a heartfelt tribute to the special … More Moments That Made Me – Sitting On The Kitchen Stool

Where Did THAT Come From?!? – On Creativity

‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth…’ Thus begins the most popular creation account / story / myth (delete as applicable) in human history. The question of the origins of our creation has exercised humankind’s greatest minds for as long as we have existed, as has the question of the nature – … More Where Did THAT Come From?!? – On Creativity