advice

Water is a poor substitute for chocolate…

In the spirit of the New Year and all my friends talking about their New Year's resolutions I thought I would write about why I will not be making any this year. So I have tried and failed to be healthy again. Towards the end of last term at university I made the decision to… Continue reading Water is a poor substitute for chocolate…

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…

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…