Lifestyle, Race, Social Politics, Theatre

What Fatima Did – An exploration of fear and oppression

  I went to see 'What Fatima Did' with zero expectations. I knew nothing about the source material and I think my experience was heightened because of this. 'What Fatima Did' is the debut play by Atiha Sen Gupta. It explores the role of fear and oppression in multicultural Britain. Fatima is the heroine of… Continue reading What Fatima Did – An exploration of fear and oppression

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Lifestyle, Race, Social Politics, Theatre

Malorie Blackman’s ‘Noughts & Crosses’ – a Sabrina Mahfouz adaptation

I'm pleased to tell you that I had the opportunity to attend and review Sabrina Mahfouz's adaptation of Malorie Blackman's 'Noughts & Crosses' at Derby Theatre.  'Noughts & Crosses' was a hugely successful young adult saga that Malorie Blackman wrote back in 2001.  Despite being written nearly 20 years ago the themes of racism and… Continue reading Malorie Blackman’s ‘Noughts & Crosses’ – a Sabrina Mahfouz adaptation

Beauty, Black Owned Brands, Cruelty Free Beauty, Highlight

Shine Bright Like a Diamond – Fenty Beauty’s Trophy Wife Highlighter

Yaasss, Rihanna! My girl came out with 40 foundation shades on the first launch of her brand new makeup line, Fenty Beauty. She had all shades, complexions, undertones and skin tones of women in mind. Unlike shady, salty-enough-to-give-me-a-stroke, Make Up Forever, we need to give Rihanna credit where it is most definitely due. I do… Continue reading Shine Bright Like a Diamond – Fenty Beauty’s Trophy Wife Highlighter