Let’s Talk Mental Health – It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It all started back in May when I wrote about being a black woman surrounded by white privilege (blog here). I did not expect things to unfold the way they did. This year has been a lot! The last few months have been tough for many of us around the world. Between lockdown, racism, relived/newRead more

So your partner annoys you, that’s OK!

(Pictures by Melissa Pushelberg) All any of us wants is the perfect relationship. We want to be happy, laugh and love like we’ve never loved before. Here’s the thing though, life isn’t perfect and neither is your relationship as I’ve previously touched on in another blog (Instagram love vs real life love). When you thinkRead more

My social media hiatus and finding myself again

As some of you may have noticed (and kindly messaged), I took myself away from the blogging/social media side of the world the last few months. Why? Well I just felt like I’d lost myself a bit. For years I’d been the Zambian muffin girl/ entrepreneur from Sheffield who worked two jobs whilst running aRead more

Introducing a non-black boyfriend to your African parents 

“Dad, I want you to meet my boyfriend. Oh and by the way, he’s white…” So apparently this is a thing. People live in societies where they have to point out the race of their spouse when introducing them to their parents or won’t even introduce their spouses due to colour and I find thatRead more

What no one tells you about university

Hi guys! With it being the start of the academic year and lots of people going to uni for the first time or planning to go, I thought I’d go through a few things a lot of people are never told about uni. 1. Your student finance normally doesn’t cover your accommodation, never mind your livingRead more