Blush: Black is Beautiful in Every Shade


Hi Everyone, A couple of days ago I came across a speech by Lupita N’yongo on Facebook.It was so true, touching  and struck a chord with me, that I was compelled to talk about this on my blog. Lupita touched on the subject of growing up as a dark-skinned African woman and the struggle to find self acceptance and the acceptance of people within her community, … Continue reading Blush: Black is Beautiful in Every Shade

BGB: Dear Home Office…Still Pending


Hello Everyone, Hope you are doing really well. I had the pleasure of attending a show not too long ago as part of Refugee Week. I didn’t know what to expect, but I was completely moved by Dear Home Office… Still Pending. Created by Kate Duffy, Dawn Harrison and Rosanna Jahangard, the play presented by Phosphoros Theatre tells the tales of several young adults who move … Continue reading BGB: Dear Home Office…Still Pending

BGB: The True Cost of an Expensive S***


Hello Everyone, Hope you are all doing well. I wanted to share some of the interesting & exciting things I do every now and then. Last month, I made the impromptu decision to check out what shows were on offer at Soho Theatre and stumbled upon this gem; Expensive Sh**. Now you’ll have to forgive the profanity on this post, but that is literally the title of … Continue reading BGB: The True Cost of an Expensive S***

BGB: Bring Back Our Girls…


As most of you already know, October is Black History Month and throughout October there is a wide variety of cultural events celebrating black history across the country.  ranging from workshops, spoken word, inspirational talks and tours. October is the month earmarked to celebrate being black regardless of which part of the globe you are from. I had the fantastic opportunity to go and watch the … Continue reading BGB: Bring Back Our Girls…

Day 16: Punch it with Positivity!!


Staying positive is always a difficult thing to try and manage especially when faced with a difficult set of circumstances. Many of us when faced with these situations take the knee jerk reaction that is associated with such scenarios. We fall to the long publicised themes of anger, sadness, depression and so on. Much of this emotion normally forces us to concede to bad decision … Continue reading Day 16: Punch it with Positivity!!

BGB: Deshauna Barber


Meet Deshauna Barber, a lady who was up until a couple of days ago unknown to the majority of the world. Deshauna became crowned Miss USA 2016. In her day-to day life, the 26 year old female is  an  IT Analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce. She graduated from the Virginia State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Born in Columbus, … Continue reading BGB: Deshauna Barber