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