I took 8 months off getting published because I wanted to keep some thoughts to myself and then I found my voice again.Read More
Do you remember the first time you felt like a new place was your home away from home? Where a culture different from the one of your birth or origin was a part of your identity?Read More
“What we should be asking is what are influencers, influencing”Read More
Despite what the past decade has tried to convince us of branding is not new. It is the same principles that mass media conglomerates used to use, that has now been repurposed for the age of social media. I guess what most companies weren’t anticipating was that gaming videos from a teenager in Jakarta could amass more YouTube views than official gaming company channels, or that a 25 year old girl from London could have more cultural currency than your favourite luxury brands.Read More
In the past couple of months I have been spending time gathering all of my work online – my photography, writing , digital content etc – and housing them on this site, which has always been home to my blog and a little photography but it wasn’t an accurate and detailed representation of what I do. In the past year I have slowly been pivoting towards becoming a full time freelancer and this has meant not just working with clients who I already have a relationship with but also finding new business and opportunities. What is better than a portfolio? Welcoming people into a world you created, curated and own.
Recently I’ve been having quite a few conversation with people I know about passion projects they want to begin but feeling like they are stuck. Don’t we all feel like that sometimes? The nerves, the endless questions in our mind, it can get quite lonely to overthink real quick.Read More
Often times when the topic of decriminalisation of drugs come up, many debates are rooted in our own experiences and less so the detrimental effects that criminalisation has on marginalised communities, women, young people, farmers etc, not to mention that addiction is a real disorder and should be treated as such.Read More
Joy for a black person is political. Deciding that in spite of everything that is thrown at you, you still deserve that moment of light heartedness without guilt is an act of self love and preservation. It’s political when you don’t let the system break your spirit.
It’s been a really tough 5 months and I don’t know what else to do than to try and put my mind to good use and be of value in the midst of a lot of noise and outrage online. Race-based trauma & stress are real. This is a serious public health issue and can trigger depression, anxiety, inability to sleep, apathy and avoidance. So I put this list together for us all to know how to take care of yourself and each other.Read More
I came across a clip from The Real, where the hosts are discussing whether they’ve ever found themselves dressing more modestly in order to avoid being judged by other women. The discussion was kicked off by the findings of a study found in the Social Psychological and Personality Science Journal, which aimed to explore women’s intrasexual competition.Read More