• The ‘H’ Word

      I got hit with the 'H' bomb again yesterday. You know........ the H word. Hippie. Yes, hippie. Is it the dreadlocks, the clothes, no shoes perhaps??????????? I was called hippie by a teenage boy who was being looked after by a friend of mine.  As they were driving he spotted me and said something like "Look at the hippie!" and she said, "Oh, its Sam, I know her".  I would have been embarrassed if I was that kid (just sayin'). Anyway, the 'hippie' word.  Why does it affect me so? I struggle to answer this question.  Hippie...... hippie..... What's wrong with it?  We all get judged, we get labelled,…