Last week I was blessed enough to have the opportunity to visit Agadir, Morocco. Morocco is a beautiful country, with friendly people, complimented by a laid back, seemingly safe atmosphere. Culture and people In 1990 an earthquake occurred in Agadir, destroying most of the original architecture of Agadir. If you do want to see what … Continue reading My top 5 reasons to visit Morocco.
So last week I was speaking on the phone, to someone I had formed a friendship with over the past four years. He's a Caucasian male, someone I met in university, someone who also said that my post #Makethemfeeluncomfortable2017 offended him and that I should stick to taking photos (The sticking to taking photos part was a … Continue reading Black women don’t have it harder according to a Caucasian male…
Dear friend who is going through a hard time, When life keeps throwing problems our way, we often think that we can handle it. That we are capable of bearing our burdens alone and keeping up the 'I'm okay', served with a fake smile facade. We often feel that we must suffer in silence . … Continue reading Dear friend who is going through a hard time,
So I'm just scrolling through Instagram and I'm just seeing so many beautiful faces. Today my sister and I were speaking on the phone saying that with every passing generation social media is becoming more of an epidemic. An epidemic which is probably going to ruin us. I believe that we are limiting ourselves. Limiting … Continue reading There’s more to life than being pretty.
Today I felt seriously dejected, my mood lasted probably 15 minutes before I decided that these feelings weren't even worth half an hour of my life. When feeling low, Ive come to the conclusion that the most important thing one can do is get out of that headspace as soon as possible. Now I am … Continue reading Feeling Blue?
Repeat after me, when you say, 'I don't have time today', what you're really saying is that an activity or that particular person is not a priority to you right now. You're saying that other things are more important. So when you say I don't have time to attend that event, or cook that balanced … Continue reading I’m sick of hearing ‘I don’t have time..’
Disclaimer: Anyone in their current state can have a 'beach body', just put on your favourite swimsuit, get to the beach and you're all ready. Summer is nearly here, but I'm a firm believer that if you set your mind to achieve something it can be achieved (even if your ideal body will realistically be … Continue reading ‘Beach body or nah?’
To be a born a woman is to be seen as less than a man (one chromosomal difference). To be born black is to be seen as inferior to those with Caucasian ancestry (one amino acid difference, it's just melanin). However these two 'small' differences change everything. Change the way one views the world. Most definitely … Continue reading #Makethemfeeluncomfortable2017
Do you ever get caught up with life, only to later realise that you've been holding your breath for a while and finally remember that it's actually okay to breath? That sigh of relief is heavenly. I think we are often so busy and caught up planning our future and setting goals, that we … Continue reading And… breathe
Tell us a bit about yourself... I'm 21! Born and bred in Wolverhampton. I studied at the University of Sheffield and I'm a now a qualified Dental Therapist. I'm quite athletic and I love keeping fit it different ways (last year I took up rowing and cycling, I enjoy challenging myself and getting out of … Continue reading ღ baby hairs and afros: Jordanne Allen