The vital signs of Mother Earth have long indicated that humanity is on borrowed time. We can no longer avoid the damage we have caused to the planet. A recent article in the Guardian highlights the damage we have caused. Is the damage reversible? When the world went into lockdown last year, I believed so. […]
Team Lioness. The Women Protecting Wildlife In The Wilderness Of Africa.
The vast and diverse African lands of the Amboseli National Park is now home to “Team Lioness,” the first Kenyan all-women ranger unit. Their mission? To protect the wildlife that roams the flatlands under the shade of Mount Kilimanjaro from poachers that present a threat to the animals’ survival. The area is known for its […]
I Wasn’t Looking For A Knight. I Was Looking For My Sword.
In 2016, I walked the Camino de Santiago, a long-distance hike through Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. On the first day, I noticed that the vast majority of my fellow pilgrims were young men and that some were looking to connect with female walkers. I got through the first day, politely declining all offers […]
I’m British & White. I Apologise For My Country In Every Land I Roam.
As the issues of racism and privilege raise their head again, British people are re-examining their beliefs and the role that they have played in allowing racism and any form of “privilege” to continue in our world. Yes, our colonial ways have come back to haunt us once again. As you will see from the […]
She’s A Diamond In The Rough. How I See A Woman.
“There is no force outside of you greater than the force of life within you. You wear your diamonds on the inside.” I’ve learnt so much about women in my work as a life coach and healer over the last eight years. What it is to be a woman, what issues women face, and how women […]
Pretty Woman. The Hollywood Film That Romanticised Prostitution.
I remember watching the film Pretty Woman as a young, impressionable teenager. I was thirteen at the time and taking tentative steps from a child into womanhood. The boys that were once playmates were suddenly attractive creatures that generated strange feelings and emotions within me. Yes, I was growing up. I looked to society to […]
Why Saying Goodbye To The Kardashians Will Give You Back Your Life.
The Kardashians announced this week that they are bringing an end to their reality television show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. They rose to global stardom off the back of a sex tape featuring Kim Kardashian and singer Ray J that surfaced on the net in 2007. Over the last 13 years, they have captivated […]