life, summer, vlog

VLOG: Bachelorette weekend

So last weekend was my sister's hen do/bachelorette weekend so of course, I had to make a vlog of it all... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dm3FjmR2Nk After months and months of planning it, the weekend has come and gone but it was so worth it all because my sister and her friends had an amazing time! I am thinking… Continue reading VLOG: Bachelorette weekend

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life, summer, vlog

Vlog: Nigeria – Lagos/Ibadan

So I went back to Nigeria after 15 years away and vlogged the trip... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLM_wHiVh94&feature=youtu.be I hope you enjoyed the vlog, I really enjoyed making it! Over the next week I will be posting a "back to the motherland" blog post with all my reflections from Nigeria. I learnt a lot about myself, others and… Continue reading Vlog: Nigeria – Lagos/Ibadan

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VLOG: My sister’s traditional wedding

So my sister's traditional wedding happened two weeks ago in Nigeria and I have finally gotten round to editing the footage.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOdohcO4VeY The wedding was lovely and I had a great time. There is still my sister's hen do and then the white wedding to come over the next couple of months so there is… Continue reading VLOG: My sister’s traditional wedding

big issues, life, thoughts

Losing my smile

There is an increasingly widely reported phenomenon in popular culture called the "resting bitch face". This is when your neutral facial expression looks unfriendly and unwelcoming. According to the Urban dictionary, resting bitch face is "a person, usually a girl, who naturally looks mean when her face is expressionless, without meaning to." Well, I suffer… Continue reading Losing my smile

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VLOG: my 21st birthday weekend

So it was my birthday last week and I would not be me if I didn't make a vlog of it! I had so much fun filming this.... https://youtu.be/cuQ4uju10yo It was a very busy weekend but full of so much love, surprises and most importantly - cake! Thank you to everyone who made it so… Continue reading VLOG: my 21st birthday weekend

big issues, life, thoughts, university

Don’t close that door…

So I have been considering some of the reasons that certain groups experience disadvantage. For example, I've talked about daily microagressions in The Everyday Racist, stereotypes in I am not your maid, and privilege in Check your privilege. Whilst there are definitely many systemic issues and wider societal institutionally ingrained discrepancies. In certain situations, I… Continue reading Don’t close that door…

life, university, vlog

VLOG: surprise birthday trip

So today is my friend Zoe's 21st birthday. We have literally been friends since the first day of first year of University. We have lived together for the past 3 years and honestly, she is one of my closest friends. Birthday's are such a strange concept as it is essentially just a day just to… Continue reading VLOG: surprise birthday trip

big issues, life, thoughts

Check your privilege

About a year ago, I took a Buzzfeed quiz called "how privilege are you?". It was during exam season and fellow procrastinators, will know how enticing these quizzes can be when they pop up on your timeline especially when you're avoiding writing that essay you've been working on all day. So I took the quiz… Continue reading Check your privilege

life, summer, theatre, vlog

VLOG: Rigoletto

So another week has come and gone - this week I went to see Rigoletto at the London Coliseum and I also met up with my family to celebrate my sister's birthday. https://youtu.be/YHrm1g6e3tw I had such a great weekend and Rigoletto was a very enjoyable opera. If you are in central London this week before the… Continue reading VLOG: Rigoletto

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VLOG: The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

So this is going up a few days later than I would like as I've been super busy but last week I went to see the curious incident of the dog in the night-time. I was on an internship in London so decided to give myself a little after-work treat.... https://youtu.be/iP7g-YKsMQg I had an amazing time… Continue reading VLOG: The curious incident of the dog in the night-time