In a World full of hateWhy must we waitFor deaths to fill us with rageBlack Lives MatterAll Lives MatterBut some are still used as slaves So let's open our heartsSo selfish fears can departLet intelligence take the stageChange Black Lives MatterTo Others Lives MatterAnd enter a world free from slaves May Peace Prevail on Earth … Continue reading Other Lives Matter
Readers I've got a favour to ask. It's sort of a request for my Higher Power, you know the one I'm a slave to. Now it's a bit of a impossible task He seems to want this prayer to be a world prayer. Lord bring peace to the World, bring peace to our streets. Save … Continue reading World Prayer
I'm going to make no apologies for this post and I'm hoping it will shake the silent majority into alert, action ready, heros. Emmeline Pankhurst Courageous HERO I'm in Manchester today. I came here to take part in an event held by the English Independent Inquiry into Childhood Sexual Abuse, Scotland has also got an … Continue reading Open Your Eyes Time To Wake Up
Who's afraid of Social Mobility it's a tribal question Firstly readers please accept my apologies for not posting for a mont. My excuse and even as I write this I know it's an excuse, life went a bit (very) crazy in a bad way. I should of kept up with the blogging it helps me. … Continue reading A Dilemma
Peering out from hiding place You watch me Blank eyes everywhere You watch me From behind screens Fear etched into your brow You watch me I watch you From the sidelines I watch you Eyes peering out from under brim of safety I watch you We watch ourselves Distrust fear shame Fill the void Eyes … Continue reading Fear
Don't be a victim The taunt of the attacker Lips snarled Baying for a response Emotion to blame Eyes hungry for the kill The death of my spirit Don't be a victim You like being a victim The worker says as I beg for help Box ticking Hungry eyes Not broken enough yet We'll … Continue reading Victimhood
We write our history with our stories Inspired by Emile Zola's Germinal (extract) I'm at the Edinburgh Book Festival (find out more here https://edbookfest.co.uk ). The amazing street artist Rob Stoakes has been teaching us his trade Rob's card Usually this part of the city is off limits to all but the posh fat cats … Continue reading We are the Citizens
I've been thinking a lot recently about life or more specifically my life the last 3 years in particular. You see for the last 3 years I've been homeless. Now not all of that time has been rough sleeping homeless, I've been in temporary accommodation which is when the local council uses empty council houses/flats, … Continue reading The worst thing….