Month: <span>May 2019</span>

An Exploration of Being Nice and Kind

October 21, 2020 No Comments

Writing Prompt from Megan Devine on 28 May 2019 Artwork by Sarah Treanor (streanor.com) We don’t tear into people when they say insensitive things. We don’t point out how unhelpful or mean something is, even when it’s flat-out rude. Why? Because we’re being “nice.” If you point out that “everything happens for a reason” is […]

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Fête de Granny May

October 21, 2020 3 Comments

1st May 2019 In my family (as in, among the five-now-four siblings), I like to think of myself as the “reminder of important dates”. The Purveyor of Dates. For decades I have reminded one or other sibling that it is yet another sibling’s birthday coming up, or mum’s or dad’s, or even, a tad obnoxiously, […]

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