Enemies of the Village – Relatives, frienemies and strangers with agendas

EnemiesOfTheVillage

IN CONTEXT Hopefully, you would have already read both ‘part 1’ and ‘part 2’ of the ‘It takes a village’ posts. Reading other posts, such as ‘It’s important to remember’ and ‘Love and colour’, are also relevant, as they give additional understanding for this real-life scenario, to be understood in the correct context. It’s obviously … Read more

Why it takes a village – (Part 2 of 2)

It Takes a Village

In part one, I covered some of our personal experiences and history. We take our parental role seriously and we understand that effective parenting and leadership, is about influence and motivation to positive action. Life has those unknown external elements which are beyond our immediate control; they usually occur through the actions of others. However, … Read more

Times and Seasons, Life and Death

Four Seasons

I’m processing right now and taking a moment to share some thoughts. I’ve been working on chapters of the book(s), specifically looking at the parenting side of life as well as ethnicity and colour. I’ve written about my lack of relationship with both my dad and ex-step dad and I’ve also mentioned the relationship I’ve … Read more

Why it takes a village – helping young adults to build good long-term relationships & marriage (Pt 1 of 2)

Before the obvious educational establishments, before the rise of the Internet Search Engines, books and libraries were used to increase humankind’s knowledge. Before that, it was word of mouth from family members and community elders, along with cave and wall paintings. Books have lasted the test of time and are still used by those seeking … Read more

October 2019, BHM, Greta, XR, POTUS and countdown to Brexit?

October was an interesting month. Mainstream media was lapping up the polarising comments and (obviously parental assisted) mission of Greta Thunberg. There was the both annoying and disruptive, ‘coming out’ of those (with more money and time on their hands, than sense) XR Cult members, a.k.a. Extinction Rebellion. The continual 2-Party US political war, continues, … Read more