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Windrush Generation (3)

Windrush Generation How to Proceed. ( 3) © Agnes Sam 2018  Page 3 of several Blogs that will follow for the Windrush Generation is to give you encouragement. At present you feel the anger and disillusionment at the situation you find yourself in. It was unanticipated. The discussions in the media focussed on immigrants and migrants from … Continue Reading »

Windrush Generation(2)

Windrush Generation (2) The Way Forward © Agnes Sam 2018 For the Windrush Generation who have been refused British passports and whose Landing Cards have been destroyed there are several ways forward. When you meet up with an obstacle simply move in another direction. These ways forward require efforts on your part that may spare you … Continue Reading »

Windrush Generation

Windrush Generation (1) How to Proceed © Agnes Sam 2018 Heslington Village, York, North Yorkshire. www.agnessam.com Your Landing Cards have been destroyed, Your British Prime Minister has apologised. Britain is renowned all over the world for holding on to manuscripts, mummified bodies, skeletons of humans and dinosaurs, and items belonging to other countries. For a country … Continue Reading »

Heslington Village

HESLINGTON VILLAGE Before it was known as Heslington Village the space it occupies would have been land where deer grazed; falcons and other birds circled the skies; black and white badgers dug burrows; squirrels were red; emerald green wild ducks nested on wet grass; foxes were bushy tailed; and there may have been a robin … Continue Reading »

Theory of Evolution: The Origin of Woman

Theory of Evolution The Origin of Woman Proposed by Agnes Sam B.A. Hons. (York); B.Sc. (S.A.); P.G.C.E. (Lon.) © Agnes Sam 1982 12 Turners Croft Heslington York YO10 5EL North Yorkshire United Kingdom. The world will not succeed in addressing or correcting the status of women in all societies and cultures without knowledge and understanding … Continue Reading »

Smacking Children?

SMACKING CHILDREN? NO! NO!PRIME MINISTER! There is some discussion about the Prime Minister advocating that parents (and some others) should be allowed to smack children. “Without criminalising parents”. CHILDREN’S ‘PRIME MINISTER’S QUESTION TIME’: 1. Who is allowed to smack us? Mummy? Daddy? Grandma? Granddad? Teacher? Head teacher? Childminder? Doctor if the child won’t be still … Continue Reading »

Put Your Money Where Their Mouths Are

Whenever I see ads and hear a voice begging for a donation, while a child from our world is displayed on the screen, in need of food; when I see a child being fed umgubo wombona (mealie meal porridge); when I discover the millions that are raised by celebrities – I ask myself: – How … Continue Reading »

Dale Farm: Reprieve

The Travellers were given a short reprieve from the eviction that was scheduled for 19 September 2011.

Dale Farm: Sign the E-Petition

Dale Farm travellers will be evicted on 19 September. Time is running out for these people. We need parliament to debate this matter. No matter how many organisations are against the eviction, it is only our parliament that has the power to stop the eviction. If enough people sign the epetition on the website: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/15909 … Continue Reading »

Dale Farm: Another Reason For Your Support

The most touching comment about the Dale Farm travellers was made by one of the residents of Dale Farm. A woman speaking for the group said that she could neither read nor write, but that she was willing to talk with Eric Pickles (MP). I was touched by this statement. We are ten years into … Continue Reading »

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