Monthly Archives: March 2011


Guilt is born from not living up to expectations be they your own, someone else’s or those of what we perceive as the powers that be. I’ve lived a lifetime of having to be useful in order to earn love … Continue reading

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Why lack of understanding should not be confused with discrimination

I had a painful telephone conversation recently. The person is, I admit unashamedly, someone I adore. He’s witty, clever, funny, tender and incredibly supportive. He steers me towards fulfillment in a gentle manner wanting only the changes in me that … Continue reading

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How I learned to look beyond what people want us to see

I was talking recently to one of the staff at the Tenants Participation Unit at our local council. We were talking about a scheme we hope to introduce of a series of local experts to provide key contacts for those … Continue reading

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