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

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How an Anxious Woman Fell in Love with the Gym

On the 14 March 2018 my life changed. I attended my first gym class in about a year. I'd started a new job within mental health services in the summer of 2016 and before this point I'd maintained my weight with relative ease. I was 2 stone heavier than I should have been for my… Continue reading How an Anxious Woman Fell in Love with the Gym

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5 Friendship Offences You Shouldn’t Ignore

Since I was a child I've always had friendship problems. The irony lies in the fact that I'm a friendly person and don't find it difficult to make friends. But therein lies the rub. I click with people easily but have the tendency to show a lack of discernment. Most people have experienced some form… Continue reading 5 Friendship Offences You Shouldn’t Ignore

Beauty News, Lifestyle, Op Ed, Social Media, Youtube

Youtube Authenticity – Is Your Favourite Beauty Blogger Using Live Filters?

If you're part of the Youtube beauty blogging community, whether you're a contributor or regular viewer, you need to watch Wayne Goss' video on live filters. I have to say I have had it with the degradation of beauty blogging. Initially, this consumerist uprising took the beauty community by storm because regular people were reviewing… Continue reading Youtube Authenticity – Is Your Favourite Beauty Blogger Using Live Filters?