Why bother?

Years ago, I came across a dispiriting, yet oddly profound proverb going something along the lines of: No good deed ever goes unpunished. And these six words have stuck with me ever since. After every attempt to help someone that has come back and bit me in the buttocks it’s there to remind me that … More Why bother?

United as Outsiders

In the most befuddling and bewildering ways, I have since childhood felt like an outsider. Never truly feeling that I fit in – not even when I did; often feeling as if I belonged to a yet-to-be classified third culture and that my feelings of alienation were rooted in my idealistic and perhaps even anomalous personality. But I have long … More United as Outsiders