‘You’re pretty for a Black girl’ ‘You’ll get into the club no problem because you’re caramel, not black black’ ‘Burnt Toast’ ‘But you don’t act black’ ‘Go back to your country’ ‘You’re not really black’ ‘Half Breed’ ‘You’ll get a job quicker because you’re a mixed woman and they need to hit … Continue reading BlackFishing: A mixed girl’s perspective…
'How much is it for the night?' This is the insulting question directed at magazine editor Sherry Collins, who has decided to take out an advertisement before Cannes this year to stand up to the sexism and racial prejudice still attached to women within the advertisement/marketing/PR industry. For years women have been silenced, having to … Continue reading Girl Talk: ‘How much is it for the night?’
Happy Thursday to all of you! This week I decided to do a post on the things that I have loved so far this month! Phone cases For those of you who don't know me that well, I am obsessed with anything that is pink or marble. If it's pink and marble I am the … Continue reading Monthly Favourites
Hey Everyone! Finally back and writing again after a busy (and stressful!) first term back at university. This week I have decided to write about the awful experience and high amount of sexual harassment that still goes on in our society today. Featured Image 'Silence of the Lambs': By Adam Zyglis from The Buffalo News President's … Continue reading Why I am a Feminist #1 – Sexual harassment
Why you bothered about other peoples business..?
Good morning/afternoon/whenever you're reading this, and welcome to this weeks post. I was looking back at some throw back pictures when I thought about what I wish I knew in secondary school. Your eyebrows should not be filled in with black eye liner... EVER! -It was the dark ages for my over plucked brows, filled … Continue reading 10 things I wish I knew in secondary school
Hey all, this is just a quick post on how to improve your well being if you're feeling down. I've never really been bothered about the gym or becoming some fitness fanatic, but recently from my own experience I have started to change my tune. Living in London is great but in a city where … Continue reading Working Out for Happiness
Hello Everyone! This weeks post is going to be a more student based post on the right living situation for you. I've lived in two different types of halls and one privately rented house and both situations have influenced what my living situation in the future will be like. So without further ado here are … Continue reading Student Life: Living Alone, with Friends, or the commute?
PATIENCE!! The main thing you will learn with living with a messy person, is patience. When to moan and when to bite your tongue. A collection of your unclean dishes? Bite it. Mouldy items stinking out the house? Moan it. You learn not to sweat the dirty glasses and just be glad that they're in … Continue reading What living with a messy person taught me
Today's post is based on 4 items which will be a massive help as a student at University. They're cheap and time savers! Colour Catcher Sick of doing two loads and having to split it up? Too poor for a light load and a dark load? With a colour catcher, you can just throw everything … Continue reading SOS (Students Outstanding Savings)