This time of the year is notoriously known for the various fashion weeks and fashion related events in the fashion industry (Wow... so much fashion). It has all kicked off with one of the largest fashion capitals New York (Feb 9th -17th) which has just recently finished and will soon be followed by : London: … Continue reading New York Fashion Week 2017
In light of the recent sixth sense publication (the sixth form magazine at my school) about mental health, I thought that it would be nice to shed light on the topic. Mental Health - what is it? An issue that isn't addressed enough. Something swept under the carpet and ignored. Why? We have grown up … Continue reading Anxiety, Stress and Mental Health
24 days... For 24 days I was fasting to make up for the days I missed during Ramadan (the month of fasting for Muslims). I dedicated these days to fulfilling my new years resolution of consistency! Whether that be in my faith, with school or this blog. However 24 days of non-stop fasting is no … Continue reading Trump’s Muslim Ban
Dear Mr & Mrs Obama, Wow, where do I start. Maybe I ought to start with two simple words: Thank you! In the space of 8 years you have done so much - improved healthcare, advocated for women's rights and transformed your economy. If I had infinite time and space I would continue to praise … Continue reading A letter to Obama
OMGGGGG!!! Guys it's 2017. "New Year...New Me!" Right? LOOOL, jk jk. I don't go by that motto! For me, I've always been improving myself but I am not going to lie, a new year is just another reason that motivates me to carry on. 2016 was a MAD year. When I see people complaining about … Continue reading Happy New Year!!!
Currently in my history course I am having the privilege to learn about the civil rights movement in America ranging from the end of slavery in 1850 to the election of Barack Obama in 2009. One constant discussion that I have noticed popping up in class is about the motivations of some white people to … Continue reading BHM: “Is fear a legitimate justification for the oppression of black people?”
Before you read my article, I just want to apologise for disappearing and going MIA. I have been applying to university and caught up with the stress of it all. However, I have finished so I should get back into the swing of things with regular posts again! In honour of Black History Month, I … Continue reading BHM: Black skin is NOT marketable!
With all my recent posts, I feel like it is time to just cool things down and take some time to reflect on just life. September is drawing to a close and I feel like it's just a cool thing being able to look back and see how far you've come in a space of … Continue reading Blog Bites: September Reflection
I always found Cultural Appropriation to be a topic that is highly controversial and quite scary to discuss. However, today I just couldn't stay quiet. I have always been scared to discuss my opinions on this matter, but when I heard about the Marc Jacobs and Dreadlocks situation, I just had to vent my frustration. … Continue reading Cultural Appropriation: Marc Jacobs and Dreadlocks
Hey guys!!! I'm back again with another edition of blog bites. The first edition went well so I look forward to what may come. Today I am going to be talking about all things SCHOOL related. I know...*YAWN* but hear me out. Today I am specifically trying to motivate us all to get through this … Continue reading Blog Bites: School Motivation