WE LIKE TO SAY SPRING IS THE SEASON OF REBIRTH. Perhaps it is when you are coming out of the season of white expanses of white cold iciness. I have no real idea or appreciation of being excited about Spring because here in the tropics where I bask in the sun all year round, I know no Autumn or Winter. I have only experienced days of yellow sunshine, azure blue seas and the soft warm breath of Caribbean breezes playing with the leaves of lush green mango and guava trees.
I teach and I must say an emphatic NO. Fun is not what it used to be. I get to observe youngsters at “play” every day and what I see is frightening. I often have to stop and say “Please … Continue reading →
Are you finding less and less time to just pass the time away?
THIS IS LIVING
Are you tied to your job, meetings, family obligations, addictive television shows, social networks or your comfy couch? Which of these are robbing you of the simple pleasures of life?
It only takes a small conscious effort to get up and get out. After 19 years of being off the tennis court- I have returned and oh my what fun – fresh air, exercise and all its benefits, laughter, new friendships. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well then chop, chop. Get on the move and find an activity that affords you relaxation and puts those laugh muscles to work and sends stress packing.
Originally posted on Media Diversified: Young Writers of Colour by Hip Hop Teacher I’ve spent almost two decades teaching in English primary schools, which serve multiracial, multicultural, multifaith communities. I want to explore two things I have noticed. 1) Almost…