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

Beauty: Polynesian Paradise


Happy Thursday!! Hope you are all having a brilliant week so far… If not, here’s a mini mid-week treat for you. Every black girl I know is always searching for the answers to all their beauty problems, a perfect foundation. As part of my foundation series, I am on a quest to find the ideal product that provides good coverage without clogging up your pores, … Continue reading Beauty: Polynesian Paradise

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: 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…