Let’s Make the Most of Our Time…


My 2019 ended… well… with passing away of one of my mentors and friends. Mine and other journalists’ tributes have just been published by the Voice News. And, I couldn’t start 2020 without acknowledging the impact this editor/publisher and friend had on my writing and life. “…Barbara Campbell trained me as a journalist while I was freelancing for Black Heritage Today and International Women’s Month magazines. She taught me … Continue reading Let’s Make the Most of Our Time…

Peace, Love & Poetry – Merry Christmas…


I’ve been relaxing with family ☺️ (in between dramas 😠) while preparing for Christmas which, in Poland, starts tomorrow with a rather fancy dinner called “Wigilia”. We’ve just celebrated my grandma’s 80th birthday & I’m so grateful for being able to share these  special moments with the people I love. I hope you are surrounded by warmth, kindness and loved ones in this wonderful season & that … Continue reading Peace, Love & Poetry – Merry Christmas…

Story of a Broken Friendship


Have you ever lost a friend? Well, listen to the story about an umbrella which had lost a very good friend and really took it to heart. This story has a happy ending though. 🙂 Sometimes, when friends leave it is only to make space for the new ones. Yet, the umbrella had to go through stages (sadness, anger,  grief and forgiveness) to be ready … Continue reading Story of a Broken Friendship

Story of a Broken Friendship


Once upon a time, a fine umbrella was left behind It happened so fast, a man jumped on his train Forgetting his fine umbrella That had sheltered him from the rain… . Umbrella laid motionless on the station’s bench Frightened it would be picked up & thrown in a trench It was closed, no longer open, very very sad – Unable to understand why life … Continue reading Story of a Broken Friendship