On Religion and Reasons: Why Fast for Lent?

On Ash Wednesday this year, I made a decision that I had been avoiding for a few weeks. I decided that, for the first time since when I was about 13 or 14 years old, I would not be sacrificing anything or abstaining from anything during Lent this year. It was a decision I knew … Continue reading On Religion and Reasons: Why Fast for Lent?

Transport Tales: On the Bus

Group of ladies On their way to work Or heading out for an afternoon Of fun, who knows? Pay for their tickets Get back their change A smooth transaction "All too familiar," someone sniggers Scattered through the bus Yet unbothered by the distance Calling out to each other Chatting, joking, One of them in splits … Continue reading Transport Tales: On the Bus