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Miriam Makeba

International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

For International Women's Day we thought we'd ask you guys which women inspired you. Your responses are eclectic, inspirational and emotional and we expected nothing less. So many women to choose! I've settled on Doreen Lawrence. I was a few months pregnant with my daughter when Stephen was murdered in April 1993 and I have thought ...

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Natalie Leona on Motherhood.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

  As a Mum of 3 that runs her own Creative Business, how do you find/make time for yourself? I have to literally make a conscious effort to make sure I do something with the girls or family as a little time out at least once a month, just for my sanity really. My kids are as ...

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Womanhood. A Conversation by Candice Aboderin – Review

Saturday, January 21, 2017

When Jendella tweeted a link to this video from Candice Aboderin I immediately clicked the link because FOMO is real and also because I really enjoy Candice's content.  Candice was featured on our blog at the end of December.  It was a great interview and a great feature to end 2016, you can read it here.  Since contacting ...

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Motherhood Reconstructed on BBC Radio London

Saturday, January 7, 2017

During the Christmas break we were invited to be guests on Dotun Adebayo's show on BBC Radio London on New Years Day.  We immediately thought that this would be a great way to welcome 2017 and it certainly was.  The title of the show was, "The Black Community in 2017".  The aim of the show ...

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Candice Aboderin on Motherhood.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Please tell us about what you do?  Ha! I would love to know! First and foremost I’m a stay at home butler to the incomparable Esme-Olivia, secondly I run a small cake business (, lastly I have a habit of creating youtube videos! What lead you to starting a YouTube channel and what is the aim of ...

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Harsh Reality

Sunday, November 20, 2016

  This week I said goodbye to a friend who was taken too soon. A friend who brought light to the lives of so many (the fact that neither the Church nor the Hall could hold all the funeral goers is testament to that). As I remember him and regret that mini-me didn't get to know him ...

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