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
On Sunday June 12, a gunman stormed into an Orlando gay night club, opening fire on the clientele, killing 49 people and injuring 53 others. The perpetrator has been identified as 29 year-old Omar Mateen, a New-York born US citizen of Afghan descent. He has been described by his ex wife as an extremely violent … Continue reading The Orlando shooting: Terrorism, homophobia or mental illness?
While making breakfast in my kitchen one Sunday morning, I got the idea to write this topic. As I pondered about the topic, I realised that it is strange phenomenon that seems to have taken the world by storm. It is a phenomenon that not only affects women but also men and I call it—“for … Continue reading Ethnically Ambiguous
Whether you are on the lookout for a new job or simply looking to see what potential employers have to offer, updating your CV is an important aspect of the job search. It is something that we will all have to do at some point in our lives. Most of us only really update our … Continue reading GUEST POST: 14 Resume Tips and Tricks From an Expert
Being a daughter of the soil and growing up in Africa, I often took for granted the warm, sunny weather and frequently complained about the African heat. However, since moving to the United Kingdom, I have been greeted by the atrociously cold weather and bitterly strong winds. When I step outside I often wonder to … Continue reading First World Musings
About two years ago, I started seriously working out. Initially I wanted to lose a few kilos for my wedding which was at the end of that year. But after my wedding, I decided to stick with it. For one, I loved the results I got from losing those extra kilos I was carrying around. … Continue reading 10 Ways to Make Exercise a Daily Routine in 2016 and Beyond.
As 2016 kicks off, we are once again reminded of the many evils that plague modern times. From terrorism to racism, these evils continue to threaten our humanity and hamper any semblance of peaceful coexistence. As the New Year begins, the topic of racism has once again reared its ugly head. This time around, … Continue reading Racism Must Fall