Black British Writing Pt1

In this amazing episode titled Black British Writing, Rineya Umran Ka and myself delve into how our writing journey has shaped us, helped us heal old wounds and investigate the world around us. For both of us writing has been our saving grace, not only has it reminded us of our strengths it has also…… Continue reading Black British Writing Pt1

Queer, Black and Proud pt2

https://videopress.com/v/ob0alfEk?preloadContent=metadata As we return to this transparent and inclusive candid conversation, Nena and I continue our open dialogue about the lgbtq+ community and ways in which mental health can be dealt with in order to move forward progressively even in the midst of feeling oppressed. Let’s Talk When did you come out to your friends…… Continue reading Queer, Black and Proud pt2

Queer, Black and Proud Pt1

https://videopress.com/v/Vcv6ogi4?preloadContent=metadata What does it mean to be Black, Queer and proud in Britain? In this insightful episode I sat down with my cousin Nena, Founder of Crown Mi Ltd, to discuss her experiences and revelations as a Black queer woman. In addition to this, we touched upon mental health, both inside and outside the scope…… Continue reading Queer, Black and Proud Pt1

Navigating Pregnancy Loss Pt2

https://videopress.com/v/KBYNb0SC?preloadContent=metadata Once again, disclaimer, this sequel to Navigating Pregnancy Loss Pt1 talks about triggering experiences relating to miscarriages, preterm labours, and stillbirths; however, it also shines some light on the rainbow babies, growth, healing and sisterhood. To get in contact with Rima follow her on Instagram and WordPress today! Let’s talk What three things are…… Continue reading Navigating Pregnancy Loss Pt2

Navigating Pregnancy Loss Pt1

https://videopress.com/v/czjstCij?preloadContent=metadata This episode is one that comes with a disclaimer, throughout this candid conversation there will be open dialogue regarding miscarriages, preterm labours, and still births. Both I and Rima Plummer have unfortunately gone through the agonising experience of losing a child/children. Like so many other women of colour, we are cornered into a margin…… Continue reading Navigating Pregnancy Loss Pt1

Remember the Days

Little Black girls playing Running Out on hot summers days, in a playground made of redbrick stone and rusty metal swings. Cliques forming to make a new dance routine to the soothing sounds of Janet Jackson’s That’s The Way Love Goes. Beaming smiles radiate on the various brown faces. Childhood innocence layered with feeling like…… Continue reading Remember the Days

This Is My Foundation

This is my foundation. My source of inner strength. My direct line to all that is good in my life. My family. My joy. My peace. My home. To think that this world does not see them for who they are. To know that my children will have to encounter the hatred that penetrates the…… Continue reading This Is My Foundation