Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging or exclusiveness. “Some people have such good taste they can't enjoy anything.” ― Marty Rubin “They [Harvard academia] liked the poor, but didn't like the smell of the poor.” ― Chris Hedges “It was culture as class performance, literature fetishised … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Snobbery and Privilege
Lindy is a young Mum to two energetic boys. Lindy's house is orderly and tidy, and Lindy works part time in a local law firm. The boys go to Daycare when she is at work, and she reports they love the activities there. Even so, she ensures she makes up for the time away from … Continue reading Raising Children and Productivity
There is no really more to be said. This poem says it all. After some time you learn the difference, The subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul. And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning, And company doesn’t always mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts, And … Continue reading After a While You Learn
Proverbs and poignant quotes can leave us with succinct advice and wisdom if we open ourselves to their inner meanings. Each Thursday I post a proverb and quote and invite discussions on these words. Please join in and discover the hidden messages int this wisdom. From all corners of the world.
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Real healing and progress for autism, a condition that is considered incurable – that is surely something parents of Autists would ponder about. In Horse Boy, Rupert did just that and won, against all autistic odds.
This is a simple way to get kids and sometimes adults to think less materialistically, and focus on more abstract topics. A great poetry writing exercise for all.
So you get a great idea, and it doesn't happen all the time, does it? . I mean, as much as we want them to, those moments of brilliance don't come around every day, (at least not for me), so we should capitalize on them where we can.