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Women have a role

To play here and away

And given the opportunity

People can easily see

That policies hostile, it’s unreal

Can get a second review

Cos where it’s so hard to see

That people are suffering

A change of hands

May be just the thing

To expose reality.

Why volunteer?

Jon Gildersleeve this is for you! Thanks for asking me to write about volunteering. Why I got volunteering: It was an interesting concept to me years ago, that if I was not working, I could get some experience, gain new skills and make friends by giving my time, whilst getting expenses covered. It was a…

When they said NO…!

You advertised a job? I’m calling to apply. Oh the position is filled, The advert had a hitch!     And we were expecting someone else, You see your name did not reflect, With all due respect, The applicant we referred!     My hands are tied, You see there are rules, And policies to…

Who will speak for the children?

This story will not be balanced or accurate without mentioning its impact on the children  – the ones innocent in all this… One day my mum called my attention to the rehearsal and accounts of my 2 and a half year old daughter who sat under the table, relieving and recounting events between her parents….

Avon box to board game?

Here is a short transcript of the board game story. 😉 We had gained some local success with previous community projects in Barking and Dagenham, Essex, UK with the talent showcase ‘Cultural Event’ in 2011, and Miss BD – a community search to crown a young role model in 2012, so it was easier to…

Things happen for a reason…

Following many visits to hers I found a safe forum to express my fears and doubts. Only, the visits became quite regular and aroused suspicion so I’d have to make the excuse that my hair needed doing to go to hers. It was during a visit there, I was introduced to this other young lady…