Seeking the Voice of Indigenous Peoples

Seeking the Voice of Indigenous Peoples

In today’s blogpost I want to talk about the voice of indigenous peoples in the historical record. As you can imagine, history books are by and large witten from the perspective of the dominant social group or power. In the case of the Americas, and specfically...
Spring Reflections: Truth crushed to earth will rise again

Spring Reflections: Truth crushed to earth will rise again

With the last frosts of Winter slowly giving way to the warm, dewy optimism of Spring in Europe, I find myself pre-occupied with many divergent thoughts. Beyond what is transpiring on a geopolitical scale in Ukraine and the seeming fading of the Covid pandemic, I am...
Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: Main Characters

Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: Main Characters

In this week’s blogpost I would like to introduce you to two of the main characters in my upcoming historical fiction novel, Children of the Ocean God. The story unfolds on the tiny West Indian island of St. Vincent (called Hiroona by the Black Caribs), over the...
Reflections of a Covid Survivor – Part 1

Reflections of a Covid Survivor – Part 1

This week, after nearly two years, the pandemic finally hit home. Amid disturbing news headlines about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I tested positive for the corona virus. It was quite odd at first to accept that after such a long time I had finally contracted...
The Poetry in My Writing Journey

The Poetry in My Writing Journey

Recently, I had an intriguing conversation with a friend who is currently reading my autobiography, Walking in Footsteps of Promise. I enquired what she had found interesting thus far and her answer was quite surprising. She said that the poems at the beginning of...

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