Unjust

Human trafficking is this world’s biggest injustice. A modern day trading of slaves, its peoples defined as little more than a commodity to be bought and sold. This is the slave trade. There is no choice in the matter, there is no freedom. In a free world where we enjoy globalization’s luxuries, they (the traded) […]

Continue Reading

define: an au-pair

I am an au-pair. I look after kids. You want to know my world, well here it is; the life of a London au-pair. An au-pair: ‘is a domestic assistant working for, and living as part of, a host family. Typically, au pairs take on a share of the family’s responsibility for childcare as well […]

Continue Reading

But it’s my local store

I am a regular at the local Nisa store. It’s a quick skip, walk and a cross of Dawes road and I’m there, one, two or three times a day. It’s the luxury of having a convenience store so close that makes me abuse it so. It was never been this way back home, in […]

Continue Reading

moon face

I lay down and watched the moon tonight. I spied it through the bedroom window above my head. It was round, thick and light, whipped till it was creamed there in the night sky. It was a full face starring down at me. A night light that illuminated all the clouds rushing past until there […]

Continue Reading

an act of compassion

I heard yesterday from a wise woman (Christine Caine) that compassion isn’t compassion alone. It’s not a tear that will dry on a cheek. A heart squeeze that eventually subsides. Or a crossing thought that will walk away. That is emotion and compassion isn’t emotion alone. It must be partnered, matched, teamed, doubled, multiplied with […]

Continue Reading