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Why I am writing

In this blog I am sharing my thoughts on the experience of white parents bringing up a family of two daughters born to us and two sons from a Caribbean background.

13/09/2013

Why I’m writing

In this blog I am sharing my thoughts on the experience of white parents bringing up a family of two daughters born to us and two […]
23/10/2017

Welcome back!

Welcome back!  You can now find my blog within the newly set up website.  Just select it from the top bar. I am  testing this to […]
16/09/2017

A few musings on fostering and caring for looked-after children

Recently there has been much discussion in the media about a foster child in Hackney. I suspect that there has been misinformation and perhaps photo-shopping of […]
20/02/2017

Thinking about birth mothers

For quite a while now I have been thinking of writing a blog post about birth mothers. There have been three main reasons why I have […]
02/01/2017

A Historical Perspective and Looking Forward with the Younger Generation.

  A Very Happy New Year to everyone reading this! As we start the New Year I look back with gratitude for many things.  We have […]
14/11/2016

Positive Role Models, especially for girls.

Today, as I am thinking about my next blog post, Donald Trump has been announced as the President Elect, due to take over early in 2017. […]
26/09/2016

Adoption and Identical Twins. Nurture versus Nature.

I think I have always been interested in ADOPTION, maybe because my best friend at school was adopted.  It interested me to realise that she had […]
22/08/2016

“We are Family” – One race – Olympics – a Multiracial/Multifaith World

This is not meant to be a political blog. It is written in the main about our personal experiences as a multi-racial family. It is impossible […]
01/08/2016

An Interconnected world “For more unites us than divides us” Jo Cox MP. RiP

  My brother and I were brought up in an international atmosphere. Our parents were keen members of the Esperanto movement.  As readers of this blog […]
04/07/2016

The portrayal of children from diverse backgrounds (1)

Princesses (?!) I don’t necessarily advocate filling girls’ heads with fantasies of being ‘princesses’, but on the other hand I am committed to the view that […]