Month: September 2015

How Does One Know When And Where To Draw The Line?

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Random Banter

The title question isn’t just to grab your attention – I genuinely need an answer here, people. You see, I’ve recently encountered a number of different situations, mostly in public, which have left me confused and unsure as to where I should draw “the line”. (There’s no such thing as a straight line in my world, by the way. My sort of lines are crooked, wavy, or swirly. And I’m yet to master the art of stopping […]

Why We Should All Talk To Strangers

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Personal

“Love between strangers takes only a few seconds and can last a whole life.” – Simon Van Booy, Love Begins in Winter: Five Stories We need to stop telling our kids not to talk to strangers. I don’t even know if parents still do (what with all this new-age parenting and feeding babies paleo diets) but on the likely chance, I’m advocating change. The other day I was thinking about all the wonderful conversations I’ve had with strangers – younger, […]