It’s 6:30am on a Sunday morning, there is complete silence. This is rare in a home that houses a family … More
Imagine if racism had a scent
Imagine if racism had a scent, imagine the odour, imagine the stench. Would you still be able to sit next … More
Hooyo Macaan ….. my ultimate shero!
When I first saw the tweet about the NourishEd #MotherDaughterSisterWoman community project by Angela Browne (who has created an amazing … More
When I think about knowledge, I think about the transformational power of knowledge and education. I would like to share … More
Can’t be what you can’t see
“Is she Somali?” This is the question I repeatedly hear in my first term in a new school. I hear … More
Growing up I thought about commitment in terms of committing to someone or something, like a marriage or a business … More
Are you an influencer?
We are all influencers. We influence our children, our friends and family and our students. We may also influence that … More
Openness – What you see is what you get!
I am an open book. I wear my heart on my sleeve, I have no poker face and I struggle … More
Can we find meaning in pain?
I once heard someone say that there are two types of pain. Pain that hurts. Pain that alters. My question … More
Autonomy – Just let me be!
We spend the first part of our lives having little or no say and we accept this because we are … More