Sunday, 26 June 2016

My Family

Rambler asked if it was my family who were rude to me about my vote, no it wasn't, it was acquaintances and strangers.

We had some interesting conversations about which way we were voting and why, but no abuse.

Let me tell you about my extended family.

Religion, we have Catholic, C of E, atheists, agnostics, Pagan, Wiccan, Spiritualist, Jehovah's Witness and Jedi represented, we discuss our views, we never fall out about them.

Ethnicity, we have Irish, English, French African, Polish, Welsh and Scandinavian.

Sexuality, we have Gay, Straight, not sure yet and Transvestite.

Health, we have Bi-polar, Depression, Childhood Cancer, Adult Cancer, Post Traumatic Stress, Dementia and Diverticulitis.

We also have a mix of Left and Right Handed.



4 comments:

Marlene jones said...

Normal family then Hester. I have found ignorant people use fewer words and swear alot, say no more.

Pam said...

Sounds a bit like my tribe, we have a touch of Romany in the mix as well. I got the stubborn streak and the Don't give a shit attitude, but not the nose!

galant said...

There's nothing like diversity, Hester!
Margaret P

TrishWish said...

We are a mixed up lot too. My husband and I have white working/blue collar backgrounds but our kids have introduced muslim, hindu, indian, and a lot more. Luckily, wider family disowned us over the years and we enjoy the love we have found in that wider community.