May 18, Your Culture

Where’s Our Narrative?

I love reading a variety of articles and books that allow me to debate and develop my own identity as a creative artist but also to help me grow into the black woman I want to be. Ever since I began nursery till today, a massive percentage of books and poems I’ve read are by […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Finding The Balance In Your Diet

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art” François de La Rochefoucauld Summer 2018 is around the corner, and for many us it’s kind of a tradition that around this time of the year we start crash dieting. Not so long ago, this was the story of my life. Nearly every […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Healthy Living – Culture, Self – Care & Lifestyle

Healthy living is essential in this culture because it acts as a form of respect for yourself. There are many benefits for improving yourself and your lifestyle. It rewards you with a clearer mindset and stronger and well-rounded health. Minor changes can make a huge difference to the way see and feel about yourself. Sometimes […]

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May 18, Your Culture

“You talk White”

My parents worked hard to give me everything that they possibly could in life. We were never rich, or particularly “well off”, but they both had good jobs and pumped most of their income into the private school system, so that I could have what they assumed would be the best education possible. As a […]

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Apr 18, Your Culture

“You’re a bounty”

“We’re all running the same race and jumping over the same hurdles – so why are you tripping me up?” – Carlton Banks Does anybody remember “Just Do It” bags? From around 2006 to 2010 these bags epitomised cool – the days of huge rucksacks were gone, and for just £10 from JD Sports you […]

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Apr 18, Your Culture

Sustainability in the Creative Industry

The polar icecaps are melting and fossil fuels are running out. You have heard the story before. Whether you are of the opinion that the physical effects of global warming are being experienced at a rapid or slower rate the fact remains; it’s happening. Over the past century the average temperature of the earth has […]

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Apr 18, Your Culture

Friends

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali Friends are second to family for some they may even regard their friends as family. And if you think about it your first friends […]

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Mar 18, Your Culture

Never Be Afraid To Tell Your Story

My world? What is it like you ask? Well, I am a 25-year-old woman of the Kingdom Living with sickle cell and that isn’t easy, in fact, it’s tough, extremely hard, mentally exhausting and physically burdensome. It’s a massive rollercoaster of ups and downs, promising yourself that you won’t let it defeat you and being […]

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