When helping does not help

Last week was a real test; of resilience, strength, patience and multi-tasking. As the parent of a school going child, like many others around the country and the world for that matter, juggling home working and home schooling was a struggle. I am used to multi-tasking and working on multiple projects at the same time,…

Don’t be a hostage

We have been taken hostage not just by an infectious little spec, but by the considerable power it wields to inflict fear, pain and loss into our lives. For the first time in the lives of many of us we have a gun to our heads, and we are under threat both physically and psychologically.…

Boundaries

Captain Blackadder: This is a crisis. A large crisis. In fact, if you got a moment, it’s a twelve-storey crisis with a magnificent entrance hall, carpeting throughout, 24-hour portage, and an enormous sign on the roof, saying ‘This Is a Large Crisis’. A large crisis requires a large plan! And yes, Captain Blackadder, we are in crisis. COVID-19 is one of those Black Swan…