Sometimes We Need Take A Break From Keeping Up With Politics (363/365)

As much as I'd love to be informed about domestic and world politics every single day, sometimes I need to take a break. The break is to sort of decompress from all of the horrific news and honestly it's also to keep my mental health in check because so many horrible things are happening every … Continue reading Sometimes We Need Take A Break From Keeping Up With Politics (363/365)

A Lot Of Female Empowerment Movies Just Aren’t Inspiring (254/365)

You've probably watched a film/trailer featuring your white middle class woman having to battle against inequalities she is facing. It usually features her having an argument, whether it's about fighting against marriage ideals, being a strong woman, getting an education and just generally being appalled by the double standards when it comes to how different … Continue reading A Lot Of Female Empowerment Movies Just Aren’t Inspiring (254/365)

“I’m Not Racist.. But.. ” (225/365)

Being the only person of colour in any environment is an isolating experience, especially if you're around people who have never experienced any culture outside of their own. In some cases you meet lovely amazing people who actually want to talk to you, learn about your culture and you both can have really adult and … Continue reading “I’m Not Racist.. But.. ” (225/365)

So, When Are You Getting Married? (186/365)

"So, when are you getting married?" This question has quite possibly been the bane of my existence for most of my life, I'm speaking from purely a Somali perspective here but I know many women from other cultures will relate to this. As children we're essentially spoon fed the idea that we'll get married and … Continue reading So, When Are You Getting Married? (186/365)