Women of Colour

Embracing My Afro Curls

Celebrating black beauty

It’s fair to say that everyone is insecure about at least one aspect of their physical appearance. In my experience, women in particular routinely berate themselves for looking too fat, too old, too much of something,…

4 min

Why Racial Dialogue Hurts Me

And why really seeing people means not labelling them

Ever since I was a small child, society’s discourse has been that life is a bit harder for me. Firstly, because I’m female. And secondly, because I’m not white. I became skilled at ignoring those messages,…

4 min

Shall We Talk About Privilege?

Accepting and recognising our own privilege

Hold on to your hats ladies and gents we are in for a ride today.  I am delighted to have been asked to contribute to A Life Loved Blog and am diving in head first and…

12 min

Glitz, Glamour & A Call To Arms

Oprah Winfrey at the Golden Globes

Diamonds and Dior. Glitz and gowns. As a person who takes real pleasure in dressing up for the occasional swanky do, I’ve watched the Golden Globe Awards a number of times over the years. An event…

3 min