“She might be without country, without nation, but inside her there was still a being that could exist and be free, that could simply say I am without adding a this, or a that, without saying I am Indian, Guyanese, English, or anything else in the world.” (Sharon Maas , 2000) Where have you been? Seems like … Continue reading Where Have You Been?
Are We Home Yet?
“Home wasn't a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever … Continue reading Are We Home Yet?
The Lost Ones
When was the last time you cried? That question seems to caught up in so much baggage. As though you must of been either; weak, scared or self-pitying. Perhaps you were happy, excited or surprised, you just needed to be overcome with some emotion. I'm championing crying at the moment. So many of my tears have … Continue reading The Lost Ones
Changing Gear at My Place
Welcome to Helen Place. The street sign Helen Place is about as close as anyone can get to the actual Helen-Space-Place at the moment. I've gone through a wonderful moment in life where everything is changing, growing and morphing around me. I've noticed that every 8 years there's a seeming significant life shift. Between my … Continue reading Changing Gear at My Place