20 Things We’re Not Bringing Into 2020 (356/365)

We're keeping up the generic new years resolution theme to end this year of daily blogging because honestly I want to write about it, and it's a lot easier than accessing my brain and trying to bring out the smarter side of it. It has switched off for the year and I'm not sure how … Continue reading 20 Things We’re Not Bringing Into 2020 (356/365)

Dear White People, We Don’t Just Call Anyone A Racist (329/365)

Dear white people, Here we go again, I'm jumping on this letter format yet again because the 'race' series I started will never truly end, not until racism stops being a thing and that isn't happening in this century. Today we're going to unpack something.... something that sadly many white people believe and a lot … Continue reading Dear White People, We Don’t Just Call Anyone A Racist (329/365)

So, My Old Work Place Found My Blog Post About Their Racism.. (323/365)

Honestly, my inital response was laughter, not only because I can trace who spread it, but because their reaction was what I expected - they sympathised with the racist, because 'he can't help his personality', 'he's awkward', and 'he must have just rubbed her the wrong way'. They can't fathom that the post came from … Continue reading So, My Old Work Place Found My Blog Post About Their Racism.. (323/365)

Why Don’t We Take PMS Symptoms Seriously? (284/365)

This morning I was having a conversation with one of my closest friends about PMS and how severe ours gets, it sparked from just us talking about our cycles to a question of whether we get depressed before our period. To which I replied a long the lines of - I get so depressed and … Continue reading Why Don’t We Take PMS Symptoms Seriously? (284/365)

Your Rights When Being Questioned By The Police (193/365)

You never really think it's going to happen until it happens, and when it does you need to be prepared. Growing up as an African we tend to learn these things very quickly, and although I have been fortunate enough to have never been in that kind of situation, my brothers have, and honestly it's … Continue reading Your Rights When Being Questioned By The Police (193/365)

“But Racism Isn’t As Bad As It Used To Be..” (171/365)

You ever have a conversation where you're discussing race and you feel like the people around you are finally getting why racism is still an issue today, and then it hits you. The statement you've heard many times, the statement you dread, the statement that makes you want to react.. "But racism isn't as bad … Continue reading “But Racism Isn’t As Bad As It Used To Be..” (171/365)

The Patriarchy Hurts Us All (133/365)

Have you ever had a conversation with a group of women about the patriarchy and it's damagine effects on our daily lives. This usually follows on with you sharing your experiences and then it happens, I'm sure you know what it is, but when it happens we all sigh and just want to smack the … Continue reading The Patriarchy Hurts Us All (133/365)