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The fire inside me is burning brighter

The fire inside me is burning brighter

“I survived because the fire inside of me burnt brighter than the fire around me” – Felix H. Too often we allow the circumstances of life to define our character. Yet character isn’t about the circumstances we have lived through; it is about how much […]

Announcement: Thank you to Shipping and General Transport and Supreme Rubber

Announcement: Thank you to Shipping and General Transport and Supreme Rubber

Dedicating this year to myself is the most unexpected thing I have ever done. It is not to imply anything heroic or brave. It is just that I was unable to see myself taking time out to explore my interests and to try new experiences […]

This is my story

This is my story

I am a motivational speaker, an aspiring author and a blogger. I love, love to write but I had no idea that in my fortieth year, I would find the courage to take up my mantle as a full time inspirational speaker and writer. I […]

Children (including children with disabilities) Are Our Future Too

Children (including children with disabilities) Are Our Future Too

A few weeks ago I came across this infographic from the National Council of Persons With Disabilities which I shared on my private Facebook profile. The stripping away of the rights of people with disabilities is a lived reality. Whether they experience one or two […]

The Ones Left Behind by Sue Robins

The Ones Left Behind by Sue Robins

As a woman raising women and being married to a husband who believes I can do anything; our family are always aware of the gender inequality in society. Then I am aware of the inequality in how people with disabilities are treated. When you mix […]

This Is What I Do

This Is What I Do

Most recently I changed careers to work as a trainer, a public speaker and a freelance writer. It is my great love to teach. To use the mediums of speaking and writing to do that is a wonderful opportunity. In my professional career my great […]

Soul Sharers

Soul Sharers

This poem is one of my favourite poems of all time. It perfectly encapsulates my life from how broken and confused I felt for so long to how I learnt to be comfortable with myself just as I am. It also impresses on me how […]