7. Half Grown- The journey to adulthood

You question what it means to be a young person growing up in today's society. Adolescence has become more than physical development but also the formation of identity. This happens through the things you know, understand and view about the world. Like an infant for the first time through your own eyes.        

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    Reading people's comments on twitter about whether Johanna Konta should be considered British set me thinking about how I as the daughter of immigrants feel as someone who is torn between two countries. Questioning what it means to be British.  Am I British Ghanaian or am I just British? Well I would say... Continue Reading →

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  Prejudice. Defined as a preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience. A word with countless applications but a word that touches all of us. We all have natural biases that often times we forget, so it's interesting to me that we can make comments or statements with such certainty (i guess i... Continue Reading →

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Having watched a BBC documentary about the life of Margot Fonteyn I decided to find out more about her life and career.  As I read about her life, I also read about the lives that had intertwined with her own. I read about her husband and the various dance partners she had. I then decided... Continue Reading →

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Over the past five years i have developed a critical attitude towards church. Perhaps hate is too strong a word or maybe even inappropriate, nevertheless my understanding of church has definitely shifted over the past five years. Don't get me wrong i am still a Christian and my faith in God has remained in spite... Continue Reading →

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Knowing your ancestors is very important, learning from the past makes us better, wiser and more responsible. It helps us to acknowledge and consider our actions; it makes us understand our humanity. Ultimately, helping us to create a shared global bond based solely on what it means to be human, as this is something we... Continue Reading →

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