Is Snapchat Racist?

A Buzzfeed reporter took the words right out of my mouth in a recently published article regarding Snapchat and its controversial ‘beauty’ filters. I was actually discussing this topic with my sister a few weeks back, pondering whether or not to write about it but they beat me to the punch; damn you Buzzfeed! Although all tantrums aside, of course … More Is Snapchat Racist?

Feeling Blessed

Of all the familial titles that I retain I have to say that being an Auntie is definitely my favourite one. On my dad’s side of the family most of my cousins are quite a bit older than me and so in effect I grew up with their kids who were a lot closer to my age. … More Feeling Blessed

An Absolute Legend

So if you’ve been following my blog you’ll know that I don’t usually do shout-outs to individual people in my life, but today calls for an exception…I’ll explain. This morning I bumped into my cousin on the train. Now I am not a morning person in the slightest; I’m that person who wears a DO NOT DISTURB … More An Absolute Legend

For My Cousin

Please, be you again. Everything’s different in this new place I know And I know that you feel like you don’t belong. You’ve made so many attempts to adapt and blend in You’ve got a new job, made new friends All the while trying to maintain that infectiously upbeat attitude that you’ve always had But … More For My Cousin

Vibes

This weekend we had a huge family gathering with relatives coming down from all parts of England. It’s safe to say that we were pretty much in each others’ faces and space for 72 hours straight. And now that everyone’s gone back home I’ve realised something. Over the years, whenever I’ve heard people talking about a … More Vibes