What It’s Like To Live As An “Other” (234/365)

Living as an 'other' is a truly weird experience, my whole life I've been a minority, whether it's been in a white space, or a space with other ethnic minorities. My family came to the UK before a lot of Somali's came here, and then once they did we lived in areas that were predominantly … Continue reading What It’s Like To Live As An “Other” (234/365)

Don’t Let People Mispronounce Your Name (138/365)

We've all either been there or witnessed it, someone introduces themselves, the other person makes a confused face. Now, a considerate person would ask how to pronounce the name and make the effort to learn it, but sadly in most cases the person nods and mispronounces it. A lot of people with names that are … Continue reading Don’t Let People Mispronounce Your Name (138/365)

Mental Health is NOT Exclusive to White People (94/365)

I don't know how, or why this is a thing that needs to be discussed, but it's really important! In a lot of ethnic communities there is a serious lack of understanding when it comes to mental health and it's impact of the people suffering from it. Depression and anxiety are the unseen epidemics of … Continue reading Mental Health is NOT Exclusive to White People (94/365)