Maelo Manning otherwise known as Libdemchild was able to vote for the first time last week after joining the party at the age of 10. It was a proud Mama moment. Maelo is photographed above with Adrian Trett who was a splendid candidate in Lambeth. No words can convey the pride at seeing her finally being […]
Kirsty Harrower, 16, is my lovely niece. She loves watching Disney movies on a loop, belts out Little Mix songs on her Karaoke machine and is a dab hand at colouring and drawing. More than anything, Kirsty is a lovely little lady with barrels of personality and is a treasured member of the family.
Mother’s Day is a subjective experience. Some of us will start the day with breakfast in bed, others will be taken to lunch followed by a leisurely afternoon and some will struggle through the day. Being a Mother is an experience shaped by our surroundings, our environment and our interactions. It seems almost a cliché […]
“It is time to effect a revolution in female manners – time to restore to them their lost dignity – and make them, as a part of the human species, labour by reforming themselves to reform the world. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.” “My own sex, I hope, will […]
‘Orphan’ is a hauntingly beautiful poem written by Blas Falconer and is taken from ‘Borderlands and Crossroads’. Blas is an acclaimed poet who has won a number of awards including the ‘Maureen Egen Literary Award’, the ‘New Delta Review Eyster Prize’ for poetry and the ‘Barthelme Fellowship’. ORPHAN I’d come to help settle your mother’s affair. […]