Dear Brown Girl

My brown skin was brought to my attention when I started school. My whole family (mum’s side) is almost entirely white so I never noticed until then that my mixed race self was different. My mum always told me I was beautiful but the dolls I played with, the programmes I watched and even the…

When Truth Talks

I believe a great writer isn’t afraid to tell the truth, in whatever form that may be. The truth isn’t easy to write or to read, but it is real and undeniable. I think it’s easy to write about insignificant and unimportant things, to not really offer an opinion on anything too deep, or to…

Free Your Mind & Domestic Violence: My Role

PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW. #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth I have mentioned it before but I will say it again: I’m an Ambassador for a great organisation called Free Your Mind. Free Your Mind supports and advocates for children and young people who are affected by domestic violence in the home, which often leads to mental health issues. So…

Note to Self: Take A Break

I love being busy. I love having lots to focus on and making exciting plans. Obviously I’m a mum as well so that comes first and everything else comes around that. I make plans roughly two weeks in advance, especially my child free time. I don’t like to waste time and so I make sure that…

Who I Am Now vs Who I Was Then

I love this quote so much 💖👑 It’s so accurate and my lovely soul sistah sent it to me. It’s a blessing to have people that understand me. Recently a former friend contacted me and implied that back when we were friends, around two years ago, I was being fake. She said: “I also wish…

Wisdom Writers – Apply now!

If you’ve followed me on my social media for a while now, you’ll know that I work closely with the phenomenal Marcia M. Spence of Success Makers. It was with Marcia that I did my very first book reading at an event, way back at the start of 2014 and since then I have spoken…

Sign Up For Self Love: Project YOU EVENT

I’m excited to let you all know that Project You will be holding it’s debut event later this month! I realise that it’s great to write about self-love, but it’s time I brought the movement to the people! So, book your tickets while you can (only 20 available) and I’ll see you on the 21st…