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Laydeez do Comics

Monday, August 22, 2011


Friday, August 12, 2011 to Sunday, August 28, 2011

To give, or not to give…

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

On a recent trip to Jamaica, I saw what every tourist expects to see from this particular tropical destination. I was treated to glorious beaches with glistening seas which stretch seamlessly to the horizon, and the lush tranquillity of verdant landscapes, blushing with an array of vibrant flowers and fruit of numerous colours and descriptions. […]

The Importance of Self-Respect

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

When assessing the range of life skills which enable individuals to interact with society in a healthy way, self respect forms the hub to the various spokes. However, the term frequently falls victim to misunderstanding; overused in popular culture and confused with the term ‘self esteem’. This confusion often distorts the presence of self respect […]

Bridging our Differences

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

I must admit that International Women’s Day usually passes me by. The endless parade of anniversaries throughout the calendar, exhorting us to commemorate this or that brings out my inner cynic. Valentine’s Day is a prime example of this – standing as an instruction to display love towards your partner by booking a meal, priced […]

A different kind of protest

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The UK student rallies in response to tuition fees have captured the public imagination and have been the subject of many of my conversations with friends. Over the last thirty years, students have been viewed as an apathetic class of people, where the only radical behaviour expected of them was likely to centre on how […]


Saturday, December 18th, 2010

When you love yourself, you accept yourself without any guilt or shame, reservation or fear; Seeing yourself as the complete being that you are, through a mirror bearing your true reflection. Are we complete? Or are these words the aimless amblings of an uncertain mind, trying to grasp form from mist? I often wonder if […]


Men as part of the Solution

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Recently as I settled to bed one night in the warmth of my flat, with the comforting hum of the radio in the background, I caught a thread of a news report which immediately unsettled my mood of tranquillity. The report documented the ongoing situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where women […]