I think it would be easier to be gay than to be Happy, simply…

Those who read this blog and live some form of simplicity should be able to resonate with some of the points made in this one…

Normal Life in the Life of Lunny

What I mean by this is that it would be easier to explain, be understood and empathised with by my family, friends and society if I said I was gay than being someone who doesn’t own stuff (nor want to), wanting to walk most places, often volunteer full-time, not aspire to investment and generally NOT living a life of big purchases, debt and time poverty.

The exception I must add here is that this statement is not true for the current country I am in as Uganda still sees homosexuality a criminal offence punishable by death!

100_0273Still being an aid worker, being someone who feels more comfortable in poverty than excess and being someone who values family, community and nature above material goods and a big house I think is harder for people to accept, understand and even appreciate.

It is quite a small group of people who actually understand…

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