https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT2XlI8oeh0 I watched a Ted Talk by CNN news anchor⸻Zain Asher, (who happens to be Chiwetel Ejiofor’s (from 12 years a slave) younger sister. Her talk which was titled, ⸻“Trust your struggle”, literally changed how I view life and the process of becoming a #GirlBoss. I believe most of us have heard the famous saying … Continue reading #Girl Boss Routine
It was recently reported in the Telegraph (a popular British media outlet), that the Bank of England may use palm oil (yes you read that right) on a new £20 note, following an outcry from animal rights lobbyists and religious groups, over the use of animal fat in the new plastic £5 notes. … Continue reading Another reason why the West needs Africa.
At the start of the year, I decided it was time for me to go ‘natural’. A number of factors prompted me to make this decision. First, I wanted to fall in love with my hair again and learn how to take care of hair. In my 30 something years on this planet, it dawned … Continue reading How Youtube taught me how to make my first wig
In celebration of International Women's Day, I dedicate this post to all strong women. May we know them, May we be them, May we raise them. While listening to the local LBC station one morning, the radio presenter introduced the topic- Are women better leaders than men? In the wake of David Cameron's resignation as … Continue reading Woman; the stronger of the sexes
Since moving to the United Kingdom about a year ago, I have found myself slowly adjusting to the fast pace of living in the Western world. This was something I wasn’t accustomed to, but I had to learn fast if I stood any chance at surviving in Europe’s concrete jungle. The first couple … Continue reading 5 things I love about London
Why do a 9-5 when you can be your own boss and work from home...
It’s the start of the new year, so I thought I would kick-off the month with the blog series- Black Girls Rock. It’s also been a while since I posted anything on the series, so I was very glad when I came across this media personality- Angelica Nwandu. I was doing research on a project … Continue reading Black Girls Rock: Angelica Nwandu; a tale of resilience in the face of insurmountable obstacles.
Let’s face it, 2016 was an overwhelming year for most of us. For me, it was a year of transition, changes, and adjustments... Looking ahead into 2017, I have decided to make a few personal changes to my life, many people call them new year resolutions, but I call them changes, mainly because I intend … Continue reading My New Year Resolution is to read more in 2017.
Every day I wake up, something new has happened in the world. From the killing of black men in the United States to the Pokemon game craze, and the attempted coup in Turkey, I struggle to keep up with everything that is happening. Just as you begin to digest one piece of information, something else … Continue reading A week in July
If you are politically inclined and have been following recent political events in the United Kingdom, then you are probably abreast with the unfolding political events occurring within the British political system in the aftermath of the BREXIT referendum. The decision to leave the EU has caused a massive change within the leadership of … Continue reading Game of Thrones in the Real World