Othering—word of the day

Word of the day (and weekly writing prompt, if you like) is a fairly new one, “othering”. Some of you will be enraged by this neologism—great, lexical rage is a great workout. (I know!) Use it or abuse it—I can take it.

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For any life strategy, ask a child

Listen to the little children in your life! They may not have all the “facts”, as we adults understand them. Regardless, they manage to decode our strange world and generate workable rules of behaviour. When we really hear what they say, they astonish with their wisdom and practical advice. The everyday struggle with everyday problems […]

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