Yours Earthily

This poem is for everyone who cares for and appreciates the beauty of our planet, Earth. It features in my forthcoming anthology, Songs of My Soul, along with other poems about how we live and how we love: Enjoy! You Google it, hold it in your hands swim in it, fly over it, wonder at […]

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Return to your Roots 2017

Khembe Clarke is an extraordinary woman, mother and entrepreneur. I attended her 4th Return to your Roots event yesterday in Birmingham which was a vibrant and positive celebration of today’s black women. Return to your Roots is multi-faceted concept which chimes with the current resurrection of an entire generation of women of African and Caribbean […]

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Goals, dreams & creating change

I made this video a couple of years ago, a lot has changed in my life since I recorded myself (and I don’t just mean my hair style!). One of the main challenges about making personal goals to create change in your life is to stick to them. Life coaches and psychologists seem to confer that […]

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Fifty Shades of Red

What did you think of the cringe-inducing exchange between Dakota Johnson and her mother Melanie Griffiths at the Oscars? It’s a very common scenario – conversations between mother and daughter can include bickering, but this is generally not witnessed in such a public forum. This is an award’s ceremony, der! Typical mother daughter arguments usually occur in the privacy of your […]

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Thinking of quitting your day job?

This interview appeared in Stylist Magazine, Online Edition, November 2014 Recently I responded to a journalist request and this was the result… Downgrading your job –  Career women who traded high salary careers jobs to set up their own business or become self-employed What was the job title of your original job? Media Relations Manager What’s the job […]

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London’s Lego exhibition

We finally made it to London’s Lego exhibition; at the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1. We were greeted warmly by staff and waited a short couple of minutes before the welcome video began, in which we met Lego artiste extraordinaire, Nathan Sawaya. In his opening address, he takes us on a journey through his […]

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Ice skating at Hampton Court Palace

The tradition of Christmas skating fills me with nostalgia. Especially outdoor skating. Picture Victorian fur stoles, courting couples and roasting chestnuts. Christmas skating outdoors in London, twirling on frosted ice with Christmas songs on the sound system and the taste of mulled wine on the lips is, in my book, one of life’s not-so-simple pleasures. I was invited to […]

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