It’s done! My long-awaited anthology is printed and it just remains to get the digital version uploaded and you can grab yourself a copy! Don’t worry if you’re not big into poetry, this is something a bit different – it’s written like a story, under the headings: Discovery, Holy Fire and Resurrection – more or […]Read More Songs of My Soul
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 […]Read More Goals, dreams & creating change
Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers, daughters of mothers, friends of mothers, mothers of mothers…it’s a day to celebrate your achievements and tenacity. For all of your patience, solitude and endless love. I’ve written a small poem in honour of all of you. Please feel free to share 🙂 A mother is like a painter or […]Read More Mother’s Day
Being an entrepreneur is not just about financial or career freedom for me…it’s about me being a woman in the fullest sense. I’m also a mother and sometimes the incompatibility between corporate work and motherhood can place a high strain on women and their families. For me setting up as a freelancer was the riskier […]Read More International Women’s Day, more than a gimmick
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 […]Read More Fifty Shades of Red
Welcome to the Interview Paul Allimadi, Creative Director/Designer at Lyrics 4 Lyrics! Your Twitter handle is @bwoywonder, that sounds a bit like a cartoon or comic book hero! Are you into graphic novels? *Laughs* Not really no, I took it from Batman side kick Robin The Boywonder. He does everything, a lot like myself. Your profile […]Read More Need a little Lego magic? Tune into Lyrics 4 Lyrics!
My in-box is flooded with recruiting emails for new jobs, new improved body, new hair, new lifestyle – “ALL ABOARD THE CHANGE TRAIN!”. Many of you will be helping your children to make the change from primary school to secondary school, or supporting your grown up child as they start a new job, after years of study. Some of […]Read More Time for change?
I went to Zumba this morning. Nothing extraordinary there, but life has been throwing up some extraordinary events, so I hadn’t been since Christmas and was feeling somewhat out of shape and under the weather. There were loads of new faces and with relief, I noticed lots of familiar ones too. I positioned myself nearer […]Read More Zumba is not just dance – it’s meditation!
Photograph “Behind each window or door” used with kind permission of Jake Rigg It’s that Christmas end of season, late winter time of year when we get together, eat a lot and if we are lucky, we enjoy the good and bad times of being in the company of those we love! I would like […]Read More Winter sunshine greetings
Behind the shy smile and the calm demeanour is a razor sharp mind trained with the determination to help others. I’ve recently come across the name of Fahma Mohamed through reading a newspaper article about her incredible campaigning achievements, garnering support to raise awareness of the practice of FGM (female genital mutilation). The article in […]Read More Conversation about activism