Would you turn a blind eye and allow your child to fall through the cracks of society and become just another statistic?”…

First, let’s accept the truth that race matters. It matters every time you walk into a restaurant or theatre. It matters every time you meet somebody new. It matters because human beings are predisposed to categorisations – whether they be factual based or stereotypes…

"I recall the gentle swaying of leaves on a sun-stained morning…"

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He gestured surreptitiously with outstretched palms, seemingly calming the beats of their hearts with every stroke of his palm against the air…

" it was nice to remember someone whose life was troubled and turbulent but still exuded strength and courage"

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I was once told by someone much wiser than myself that the difference between a boy and a man is not that you stop making mistakes, but that a man owns up to his mistakes..”