Reflections on the Writer’s Voice

Most of us want to be heard, to have a voice. Not being heard, not having the right to voice our feelings, our concerns, our opinions or our dissent can be dehumanizing. From the time I was four or five I suffered from tonsillitis. My mother would send me to bed and phone the doctor. When […]

On Renaming and Existence

Please believe that one single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities. Adeline Yen Mah Elixir: a magical or medicinal potion. From Arabic and Greek, meaning ‘a powder to dry wounds’ or a magical substance that changes metal to gold. Over the last six weeks I’ve thought a lot about this blog […]