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My family continued

How do I explain the quirky nature of my family? In a nutshell, they are late starters, very intelligent but with that comes over-thinking and anxiety and a very strong work ethic. They most certainly believe in life-long learning. Also, very strong and independent women and I greatly respect these women but then it would…

Explaining my family

I think I’m in danger of getting myself in hot water after saying my family members are quirky. Let me explain what I meant so that it’s clear. Not all my family follow the standard route and that’s a good role model for me. Take my great grandad George who died before I was born.…

Why I call this ‘essential onion’?

The name came from my family because they liken me and my life to peeling away the layers to find the essential me. My education has been like a huge disaster. My early memory is of this pompous doctor telling my mother I had severe learning difficulties. See they equate speech difficulties with poor cognitive…