advice, life, summer, thoughts

Memoirs of a teenage worker (part 2)

This is PART TWO of my Memoirs of a teenage worker series. Click here to read part one where I talked about about working in KFC. Part 2 - Betterware So a couple of weeks after leaving KFC I applied for another job as a catalogue distributor for a company called Betterware. They are a… Continue reading Memoirs of a teenage worker (part 2)

life, thoughts, university, vlog

VLOG: A week in the life

This is my twentieth post on this blog! In the tenth post, I did a vlog of my trip to Canada last Summer. People seemed to like that so I thought I would make another one! Here is a week in the life of Dammy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iiD3wW06bE&feature=youtu.be   I definitely think I prefer being behind the computer screen rather… Continue reading VLOG: A week in the life

big issues, life, thoughts

Don’t trust a black girl…

Last term I went to a talk titled the "Politics of black hair" by a fabulous new group at my university called 'The Black Women's project'. I left the talk feeling emotionally charged and since then I felt I had a lot to say about this topic. In this post I will be discussing some of the… Continue reading Don’t trust a black girl…

reviews, theatre, thoughts

My Fringe escapades…

On the 1st of August just a few weeks ago, I began a 7 hour train journey to Scotland for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to be the Marketing Assistant for 'The Improv Musical'. I set off on my journey feeling anxious - the Fringe Festival was panning out to be an expensive venture, I only knew a… Continue reading My Fringe escapades…

advice, thoughts, university

University: to go or not to go?

I feel like I entered the pre-university process with a lackluster attitude. Education is really valued in my family therefore going to university felt like a given and the prospect of not going was not even on the table let alone discussed. I do not at all resent this because university was definitely the best option… Continue reading University: to go or not to go?

advice, thoughts, university

Not my worst day…

The pass list for my course at university was released last week and we now know our results, whether we will have to retake and if we will be proceeding to the next year. It was such a bittersweet moment as I was so pleased that I had done well but also so sad that… Continue reading Not my worst day…

advice, thoughts, university

Why don’t I have a mortgage…

Okay, so this is post is not actually about mortgages. If you came here for a comprehensive discussion about handling your finances then this is probably not what you're looking for. However, please keep reading anyway because I think this is an important topic. I am constantly being inspired by what people around me say and… Continue reading Why don’t I have a mortgage…

advice, thoughts

One step forward, two steps back…

Firstly, I would like to to properly thank all the people who have taken the time to read any of the posts on my blog and for the overwhelming amount of support. I know I've said it a lot- but it really does mean the world. I have been wanting to do this for a long time… Continue reading One step forward, two steps back…