BGB: Out of Africa


So I recently attended the Out of Africa Ball in November, a fundraising event for the Creating Better Futures charity. Creating Better Futures are a Christian-led charity, based in Reading, devoted to helping children and their guardians in the Domboshowa and Mutare regions of Zimbabwe. The charity’s mission is to empower orphans and vulnerable children in Africa through access to education, enabling them to lift themselves … Continue reading BGB: Out of Africa

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: 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…

African Fashion Week London


Hello to one and all…. So here’s a treat for you all… I had the fabulous opportunity to have one of my avid readers review her African Fashion Week London experience. I had every intention of going to this, but unfortunately things didn’t work out as planned. African Fashion Week is an fashion extravaganza that takes place not only in London, but also in Nigeria, New York, … Continue reading African Fashion Week London