A love letter to Africa

Beyoncé’s best qualities are perhaps her ability to capitalise off every opportunity she is presented with as well as benefitting the black community in any way she can. This was brought to life in her homage to HBCUs and is seen again in her new album The Lion King: The Gift. A childhood favourite is…

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5 young creatives you should definitely be following

A lot of people believe that Instagram is not a useful social media platform, but I think this all depends on who you’re following. I am very wary not to follow accounts that do not have a positive impact on my life in some way. These lovely ladies below have been some of my favourite…

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Unpopular opinions

Sharing unpopular opinions has been trending on Twitter and I thought I’d join, so here are 10 of mine. Disclaimer: these are my opinions and I am not contending that everyone should agree with me, hence why they are unpopular. Going to private school and not having a ‘struggle’ life does not make me any…

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Why are you so quiet?

One of my old posts, which has now been deleted, was about growing up being introverted. This is something I still struggle with today, so I thought I’d re-write that post and share my current thoughts. I’ve always felt like my introversion has been used to define me, but it’s been described in several ways;…

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You’ve got it all together

This is a phrase I’ve heard several people tell me and honestly, I wish it were true. I wouldn’t go as far to say that I’m a mess, but I’m definitely not as put together as people think, and sometimes I even feel like my life is a mess. I may look put together a…

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The importance of Black Panther

If you haven’t seen Black Panther then I don’t know what you’re doing, especially if you’re black. Not only is this movie flooded with the representation that we deserve, it also has a fantastic story line. Personally, I haven’t watched many Marvel movies, so I cannot look at it from that perspective, but I genuinely…

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New Year, More Goals

The New Year is well underway and it is customary to set New Year’s resolutions and have high expectations for the year ahead. The New Year is always a positive time as we are all anticipating the good things ahead of us. I feel that it is very important for us to have goals but…

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17 things I learned in summer 2017

This summer has been really eye opening for me so I thought I’d share what I’ve learned with you guys. 1. If someone isn’t adding anything to your life, drop them 2. Cherish those who show you genuine love 3. Take 100% responsibility for your actions and mistakes 4. Don’t focus so much on the future that…

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“Show me your friends and I’ll show you who you are”

We held a youth conference at our church and every speaker over the three days spoke about friendships. This really opened my eyes on how important your friendships are and how your friends can affect your future. The main thing I took from the conference was to choose your inner circle very wisely. These are…

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What’s it really like being in an all girls school?

A fun fact about me is that I went to a girls school for high school and college and my experiences were quite different from my friends who went to mixed schools. Disclaimer: this post is in no way me trying to be sexist but me just sharing my experiences. One thing I noticed about…

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