Northern Ireland Staycation: 2-day Itinerary

As of this month, I will have lived in Northern Ireland for 5 years – I still can’t believe it! In that time, I have made the most of being a tourist around N.I especially when friends and family visit and yet I’ve still barely scratched the surface. N.I has so much to offer –Read more

Lets Talk Mental Health – How Do You Explain Depression To Someone Who May Not Get It?

How do you explain depression to someone who may not get it? I recently found myself trying to articulate something that still doesn’t really make sense and in all honesty, I found myself getting extremely frustrated and alone because I couldn’t get it to make it sense to the person I was speaking to. ThisRead more

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

And that’s on: being an exhausted black woman surrounded by white privilege

Isn’t it funny how it takes a world pandemic to help you see just how tired you are of having to fight just to simply exist? As most of you know, I date a white man called Sean. Me and Sean have been together on and off for nearly 4 years, (also the amount ofRead more

Calling All Foodies – Festive InSPARation Recreation

SPAR recently published it’s first Christmas magazine (Festive inSPARation) filled with lots of stories, recipes and gift ideas. I decided to try the Roast Cod, Chorizo, Baby Potatoes & Capers with my own twist, aka what I could find in my local EUROSPAR… Ingredients 2 x 200g Salmon 2 x 200g Hake 100ml SPAR extraRead more