• chocolate, luxury chocolate, dark sugars

    Dark Sugars Cocoa House


    Not just for chocolate lovers, Dark Sugars is a nice spot on the famous stretch of road, know as Brick Lane, East London. When I saw how Dark Sugars do

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  • Women Warriors: Why Yaa Asantewaa needs to be remembered in Women’s History Month


    Women History Month would not be complete without mentioning this Ghanaian heroine. When Queen Mother of Ejusi, Yaa Asantwaa fought against British colonisers she did it in boldness and not

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  • The African diaspora didn’t realise how much we needed #Wakanda until now


    “Bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from the ships, because they knew death was better than bondage.” Yes…let it sink in again. I was in Ghana

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  • Eat of Eden – the Caribbean vegan eatery


    Should I be embarrassed to say I hadn’t heard of Veganuary until I saw the advertisement on the London Underground (subway) at the end of December 2017? Well I’ve admitted

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  • homegoing, books, African, african diaspora

    Book Review: Homegoing


    When I read the feature about Homegoing in Stylist magazine last year, I tore out the page as a reminder to get the book. I misplaced the page and months

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  • black literature, black brivilige, books

    Book Review: Black Privilege


    There was a lot of hype around this book by ‘Charlamagne tha god’ (yes, this is the stage name he – Lenard McKelvey – gave himself back in the day.

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  • 12 Christmas gift ideas for the whole family


    The “Twelve Days of Christmas” carol is one of the most famous British carols, so I’m listing 12 Christmas gift ideas for the whole family! The reason we give Christmas

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  • Etta’s Seafood (Caribbean) Kitchen


    I haven’t eaten much at Brixton Village; another corner of London being forced through the gentrification sieve but I think I’ll start going there more often on my quest to

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  • Soul of a Nation exhibition reminds us why black artists are important


      Even though I’m writing this post during Black History Month in the UK, the Soul of a Nation Exhibition at the Tate Modern in London has been on since

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  • natural hair, afro hair, 4c hair UK, London

    5 ways to eradicate texture discrimination from the natural hair community


    You probably think the title of this post is wishful thinking! Like most forms of discrimination, the roots are firmly entrenched within society. This natural hair movement has been amazing

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Women Warriors: Why Yaa Asantewaa needs to be remembered in Women’s History Month


Women History Month would not be complete without mentioning this Ghanaian heroine. When Queen Mother of Ejusi, Yaa Asantwaa fought against British colonisers she did it in boldness and not fear, with pride and not an inferiority complex. In 1900, a time without ‘womens movements’ and social media, Yaa Asantewaa was determined to fight for her people, for the Asante

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Book Review: Homegoing

homegoing, books, African, african diaspora

When I read the feature about Homegoing in Stylist magazine last year, I tore out the page as a reminder to get the book. I misplaced the page and months past… During a random clear out, the page floated down from my top shelf and in an act of spontaneity I went straight online and bought it! I think it

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