Happy New Year!

I am not late! I am NOT LATE!! The Happiest of the New Year to you lovely people! We made it! Resolutions? What are yours? Are they still intact? I think this might be the first year I have not made a list of resolutions. I am big on new beginnings you see, Sundays, Mondays,…

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The World Is Full Of Deplorable Men

History is prone to repeating itself because men, yes MEN, do not learn from the lessons of the past. Going by the recent headlines over the past few months, the ways of men have led to the downward spiral of the world today. From the white supremacists protesting the decline of their “supremacy” in the…

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Serena

I planned to post this in August, but wasn’t able to- life and travels and what not. Now that we are in September, for some reason it couldn’t be more apt and let’s face it, the September issue of Vanity Fair is pretty pedestrian- what a bore. I used to think, and have often voiced,…

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An Audience With Spike Lee

Legends. They sometimes walk, live and breathe amongst us but often times they are out of our reach even if we might walk past them on the streets, seat next to them in the cinema or dine around them in a restaurant. Rarely do we ever get the chance be in the same room aware…

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GRENFELL

I lived in a  tower block much like Grenfell Tower when I first came to London, with my mom and sister, and several relatives coming and going. It was a squeeze at times but we lived there for over a decade in Kilburn, a half hour from Grenfell Tower by bus. If I looked out…

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I Don’t Want To Die

Those are not words I often think about. Matter of fact, they are not words I think about at all. When I wake up in the morning, a billion and one things run through my mind including tomorrow because I never for one moment think I am not going to make it to tomorrow. I…

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Manchester In Our Hearts

When I saw a trending story on twitter about an explosion and chaos at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena I did not pay it as much attention as I should have, I thought it was someone playing tricks. I don’t know why I thought that, possibly because I did not want to…

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Easter- Paintings & John The Baptist.

The painting above is from one of my favourite artists, who painted my favourite painting, La Primavera; Alessandro Botticelli. This is of the Annunciation from Angel Gabriel to Mary and is on display in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. It is a wall painting from the hospital of San Martino alla Scala that housed orphans. It was…

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The Brighton Half Marathon

I am still on a slight high from the last weekend in February, on completing one of my resolutions this year. Yes I am that woman who makes resolutions for the new year; lofty goals and grand ideas, I am full of them all. Firstly, apologies for the silence on here, I am still trying to…

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