Notes from a dragon mom

Notes from a dragon mom

Whatever you are doing right now, read this. Whether you’re a parent or not, read this. It’s the must awful, beautiful, stop-you-in-your-tracks piece of writing I’ve seen for a good while. MY son, Ronan, looks at me and raises one eyebrow. His eyes...
Three bites of soul food

Three bites of soul food

A proverb to ponder For the birds that cannot soar, God has provided low branches. — Turkish proverb   A quotation to inspire Let me recognise in other men and women, my God, the radiance of your own face. — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin   A blessing  ?When there is no...
Cracking the code of the reluctant reader

Cracking the code of the reluctant reader

I’ve been infatuated with reading ever since I can remember. Not always fine literature: I had a drawer full of Phantom comics when I was about seven, which I would pore over by torchlight after lights out. Not long after that I discovered a book of Greek and Roman...