WATCH| Queen & Slim- For Us By Us

Because I cannot get enough of Daniel Kaluuya. I was privileged enough to watch this movie before lock down ensued in London- I say privilege because these types of movies are rare and often get eclipsed in the plethora of Hollywood remakes and recycles- I have watched it several times over lockdown and the sentiment…

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A NIGHT SCENE- PETER PAUL RUBENS

A Night Scene With An Old Lady Holding A Basket And A Candle, A Young Boy At Her Side About To Light His Candle From Hers – A mouthful (also is that the title of the painting) the Mauritshuis says its An Old Woman and Boy with Candle… either way, either name, its a painting…

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Emily In Paris – Marmite

Carrie Bradshaw voice; And as I sat there watching episode one of Emily In Paris, I couldn’t help but wonder; do we really need another frivolous show set in Paris? With a bright-eyed, twenty-something caucasian American- Blair Waldorf looking, Serena van der Woodsen dressing, Carrie Bradshaw masquerading- mash up as the main character? Whose role…

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READ | LOVE IN COLOUR- BOLU BABALOLA

Love is universal, the one unifier we have in common as humans, a sentiment I have often maintained and talked about, no matter where we are, who we are, where we are from, our religion, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity… whatever elements of difference that defines us, love is the single thing that unifies us and…

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Small Island- National Theatre

Read the book by Andrea Levy and watch the play on the National theatre youtube channel before it leaves tonight 7pm GMT. Preferably read the book after you watch the play because it is there for a limited time. In light of the mood of the world right now, and how history is getting a…

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Go See | Three Sisters

In the end what was it for and why? Stories of the Biafra war is one I heard growing up; my grand parents having lived through it- both Yoruba and Igbo origin. Stories of hope and pain; it is hard not to interlace the two with regards to this conflict. The idea though noble was…

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