Let me start my first blog of 2022, by wishing you all a Happy New Year – may all that you work so hard for come true. Now, let me also say that I’m not into influencers. There are some who are obviously experts in their fields (check out @sashinspires on Instagram to learn everythingContinue reading “Why 24 hours in a day is not always enough”
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When reality TV is someone’s reality
For most of the time, Love Island is nothing more than bubble gum fun. However, this series has made me question (more than ever), whether the show reflects the real-life experiences of Black women dating in modern Britain.
Is it truly okay to say that you’re not okay?
I really ought to know better. In 2021, I sometimes trick myself into believing that certain topics of conversations have come a long way. Whether it’s discussing unconscious biases or White privilege, I imagine that some people get it while others are slowly understanding these viewpoints. Over the past five years, I have definitely feltContinue reading “Is it truly okay to say that you’re not okay?”
Why this ‘spat’ is bigger than the Royal family
“How do you solve a problem like Meghan? How do you catch her and pin her down?” I’m pretty confident that the nuns in The Sound of Music were not the only ones who have struggled recently to figure out how to contain a woman who wished to live her life on her own terms.Continue reading “Why this ‘spat’ is bigger than the Royal family”
No more putting YOU before ME
Once upon a time, a young lady called Desirée worked for successful company. After spending months organising an event that allowed the company to entertain old and new clients, that opened doors of opportunities and sustained current ones, the young lady was pleased with her efforts. Her skills were finally appreciated. On that night, DesiréeContinue reading “No more putting YOU before ME”
Black p****** are not just for Christmas
A friend of mine recently posted on Instagram a selection of phrases that have been said to her. One of the visuals she displayed said: “It’s on my bucket list to f*** a Black girl.” Unfortunately, this does not surprise me. As a Black female who has spent her entire career working in spaces dominatedContinue reading “Black p****** are not just for Christmas”