So, my brilliant friend and lockdown angel Akila Richards and I have been talking a lot about how to manage the bombardment of questions and demands of us now that everyone has finally woken up to the fact that our lives matter and that we have been robbed of so much because a significant portion of the global population deemed themselves better than us. Below is what we have – our new, practical strategy, always easily accessible on our phones, graded based on the attitude of/relationship to the person doing the asking:

 

One, two or three, pick one:

1. the bird

2. “I don’t got the time, I’m on my trampoline, this is my time” Amanda Seales

3. “Between stimulus and response there is a space” Viktor Frankl