I’ve been speaking about this a lot lately, and I’m a firm beliver in its power. The circle of influence and its ability to expand, grow and take on the world. Have you heard of the “Circle of Influence” before? It’s something I learned on a business course once, and it has really stuck withContinue reading “The circle of…..influence”
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Well, that wasn’t so bad
It’s been a week since I “went public” with my blog and I want to follow up on my “Why So Shy” post, where I explained how uncomfortable it felt to put this out there, but concluded with my understanding that racism was more important that my discomfort. Well it’s funny, because I don’t feelContinue reading “Well, that wasn’t so bad”
She knew she was trouble….
A review of Darling, by Rachel Edwards Ooooo this was a goodie! A proper page turning, couldn’t put it down, thriller! The truth is, I wouldn’t have read anything by Rachel Edwards before I recently committed to a year of reading books written only by authors of colour. The reason is simply because I’d neverContinue reading “She knew she was trouble….”
Dominicana – my first, but not my last, Angie Cruz.
The second read for my ‘Are You Read-Y for This’ book club, chosen by an inspirational friend and colleague, was Dominicana, by Angie Cruz. Thank goodness for book club, because I’m ashamed to say I would never have known about it otherwise. I have never read this author before – but I suspect I wouldContinue reading “Dominicana – my first, but not my last, Angie Cruz.”
My Summer project just got extended….
When I started reading and learning more about racial inequalities and the issues that need to be addressed across society, I purposely started reading more novels and non-fiction books by Black authors. I committed to a Summer of authors of colour. That soon extended to a year because I’m getting so much out of it.Continue reading “My Summer project just got extended….”