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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The Acceptance Speech

Jimmy Fallon is a terrible host, he should never be allowed to host anything, I am pretty sure he would be just as bad at hosting guests in his own house. But as the Golden Globes progressed, the night became much less about the unfunny klutz and more about the atmosphere in Hollywood, America, and the world…

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God Is Mocking Us

Its hard. It is so hard. These days its hard not to get angry at everything and everyone. Its hard to breathe because it hurts when the breath settles in and you realise the current state of affairs of the world. Several times this year, our faith in humanity has been tested and several times humanity…

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REFUGEE

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a…

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I Am My Hair

From the age of five to about thirteen, just before I left for boarding school, every Saturday or Sunday, mostly Sunday because I am the last minute child, I would go to the market with my sisters to get my hair done for school the coming week. Braided or threaded, it was a weekly ritual, and most…

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