Common Ground

Originally posted on Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland :
In a world that appears to be coming apart at the seams, we are reminded, on a daily basis, by the mainstream media, that we are separate and divided on many levels. There are many aspects of our lives where we disagree. I know how that works, for I was born and raised in a place of separation…Northern Ireland. As I grew, left home, went to university and raised a family in London, I became aware of the importance of common ground. London is a melting pot of over twelve million people, where the…