• 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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  • tote bag, ghana must go, topshop, fashion, accessories, topshop bags

    Topshop bag collection inspired by “Ghana must go!”


    It was a couple of months ago when my friend sent me a text. It was a picture taken somewhere in Europe of a tote bag version of the ‘Ghana

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  • ShoutOut Live Festival 2017! Podcasts on the rise


    Fun times @ShoutOutLdn #SOlivefest17 #podcasts taking centre stage. Check out the review!

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  • african print, ankara

    Is the African diaspora diluting African fashion?


    African fashion is rising to global acclaim; a form of expression, a mark of heritage, African fashion has contributed in transforming the perception of what was dubbed the ‘dark continent’,

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5 ways to eradicate texture discrimination from the natural hair community

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

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 and empowering but there are some split ends that need to be chopped off! If they are not dealt with…we all know what holding onto split ends can do for

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