The World out There!
When this slogan, affirmation, demand, chant first came out in the wake of the Michael Brown murder i was averse to it. I thought but to whom are we saying this? Why do we need to tell them black lives matter…i felt as though by stating this we were asking for them to see us […]
A 17 year old boy tried to bully me on the bus yesterday….he called me ugly, said I had a big forehead. Why? because I checked him on his aggression and pretty much what could have been considered assault of his girl (friend) on the bus. After we exchanged words, a tiny part of me […]
25 years ago neither Canada or the Royal Ontario Museum (the ROM) were thoughts on my mind. I was still in high school on a beautiful hot island in the Caribbean, weaving my way through teenage angst and crashing head first into first loves and hormonal changes. 25 years ago however, in the largest city […]
I am somewhat embarrassed and ashamed that this is only my second post on this blog. In a way though, it is appropriate since my first post featured Haiti – the other half of the land mass that many do not realise is also called Hispaniola. As I ponder what I am going to write, I […]
Since deciding to take on Kilimanjaro I have read quite a bit on what should be done in advance to getting there. One of the biggest doubts that tend to plague me about this journey is whether I will have the endurance and the stamina to do the climb. Having read a few blogs and […]
I am sitting on the balcony taking in the last moments of my time in lovely Antigua. Relaxing, sad to leave in a few hours but anticipating my return to the Great White North, as I know there is much to do. A continuation on the path to financial freedom and personal empowerment through the […]
We love this talk by Author and Feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. A brilliant watch! ‘Culture does not make people. People make culture… A feminist is a man or woman who says yes there is a problem with gender as it is today and we must fix it. We must do better!” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie