Wednesday Words

My daughter learned About the suffragettes On BBC Bitesize. Emmeline Pankhurst Born 1858, Five years later Than these steps Were built. Stone is hard, Set. But, Over years, Many pounding feet Will wear it smooth. That is why we march. © 2020 Julie Wilkinson

Boris and the Burka

As a writer, I know that words hold power. And I know that I hold power in the choices I make about how to use them. Writers do not choose their words recklessly; they do so with intent. Which is why Boris Johnson's recent comments on the burka, in an article he wrote for the … Continue reading Boris and the Burka

It all depends what your heart beats for…

The Sister March in Shipley, West Yorkshire, 21.01.2017 On Saturday, we marched alongside 1500 others in Shipley, West Yorkshire, joining millions across the globe to make a stand for equality, justice and human rights as part of the Women's March, organised to protest against the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. … Continue reading It all depends what your heart beats for…