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Day 6

10 Day 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 / Artist Challenge: Every day, select an image from a day in the life of a Performer/Artist - a photo from a day you felt fierce or a memorable moment you've had during a performance/show, and post it without a single explanation, then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Performance photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations. Be active, be positive, be passionate... Raise Awareness of the Arts.

I nominate @saffronrecords

#singer #songwriter #dj #writer #creator #creative #arts #activist #artivist #performer #artist
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Day 5

10 Day 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 / Artist Challenge: Every day, select an image from a day in the life of a Performer/Artist - a photo from a day you felt fierce or a memorable moment you've had during a performance/show, and post it without a single explanation, then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Performance photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations. Be active, be positive, be passionate... Raise Awareness of the Arts.

Image by @dexterlander who I also nominate 😘
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#singer #songwriter #dj #writer #creator #creative #arts #activist #artivist #performer #artist
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Day 4

10 Day 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 / Artist Challenge: Every day, select an image from a day in the life of a Performer/Artist - a photo from a day you felt fierce or a memorable moment you've had during a performance/show, and post it without a single explanation, then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Performance photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations. Be active, be positive, be passionate... Raise Awareness of the Arts.
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I nominate @beebakare
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#singer #songwriter #dj #writer #creator #creative #arts #activist #artivist #performer #artist
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Day 3

10 Day 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 / Artist Challenge: Every day, select an image from a day in the life of a Performer/Artist - a photo from a day you felt fierce or a memorable moment you've had during a performance/show, and post it without a single explanation, then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Performance photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations. Be active, be positive, be passionate... Raise Awareness of the Arts.
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I nominate @joselitaa_
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#singer #songwriter #dj #writer #creator #creative #arts #activist #artivist #performer #artist
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Day 2

10 Day 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 / Artist Challenge: Every day, select an image from a day in the life of a Performer/Artist - a photo from a day you felt fierce or a memorable moment you've had during a performance/show, and post it without a single explanation, then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Performance photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations. Be active, be positive, be passionate... Raise Awareness of the Arts.
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I nominate @yelenaeve
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#singer #songwriter #dj #writer #creator #creative #arts #activist #artivist #performer #artist
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Day 1

10 Day 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 / Artist Challenge: Every day, select an image from a day in the life of a Performer/Artist - a photo from a day you felt fierce or a memorable moment you've had during a performance/show, and post it without a single explanation, then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Performance photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations. Be active, be positive, be passionate... Raise Awareness of the Arts.

I nominate @augustofficialmusic .
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#singer #songwriter #dj #writer #creator #creative #arts #activist #artivist #performer #artist
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Wow, ok so let’s talk for a second about that last bit of 2019! I’m not gonna lie, it utterly wiped me out. Here's to starting out slow, keeping fingers crossed and eyes's on prizes...
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New post on ngaioanyia.com now with some tips and bits for anyone else who hasn't fully boarded the SMART goal train yet either 😜 feat @emmagannonuk #multihyphenmethod @slayinyourlane #thejournal & new workspace foliage 🌴
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#freelance #freelancer #writer #creative #goalsetting #2020 #backtowork #startslow #january #goals
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There's been SO MUCH to be thankful for in 2019 and it's pretty mad that so much of it came to fruition in the last couple of months - no wonder I'm still tired!
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In no particular order...
🌟 singing and DJ'ing at the same time @glastofest to a packed crowd @thecommonglasto 🌟 having my nearest & dearest around me in Devon for my 30th 🌟 my birthday party (which was AWESOME)
🌟 finishing the year as it started with my @bootybassdj crew. We accomplished a hell of a lot this year!
🌟 filming my music video with the most beautiful women and my EP launch - it was more than I ever could have hoped for, thank you everyone who came and supported. I'll never forget it
🌟 getting my bestie back @leannejxxxx 🌟 the utter shock of being on the front cover of @bristol247 for my whole birthday month 😱
🌟 releasing my EP. At times it felt like it might never come together - there was blood, sweat and many tears but I'm so proud of it
🌟 writing harmonies and performig packed out gigs with @basschoir .
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Really looking forward to what happens this year. Feels good to be in a new decade 🖤
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OOO Activated 🤑 ...

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This week has been an impromptu one away. Came down to London for a gig and ended up staying for a week because it made sense to. I've been working still but it's been helpful to get out of my regular environment to get some perspective.
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I talk about how difficult it can be to see your progress as a freelancer/creative a lot because it's hard to give yourself a solid end of year review when you're your own boss. It can get muddied by personal goals and homelife - especially when you work from home.
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On my way back to Bristol today, I'm going to start writing up my own end of year evaluation and get down on paper (/computer) my goals for 2020 so next year I can see my growth and hold myself to account.
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If any managers out there have tips on how best to evaluate work, let me know! I'm going to be putting up my process as a blog once I've done it!
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I love Sunday's - especially those in December. Every one feels like a reset on the week and one step closer to the reset of the year 😊
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#london #bristol #staycation #writer #freelancer #freelance #evaluate #endofyear #2020 #goalsetting #musician #blogger
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Pretty sure I'm not the only one to wake up feeling thoroughly depressed. So I wrote something to make sense of it because that's what I do when I feel lost and confused. They will not beat us. .
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We can’t depend on the current government or mainstream media to communicate togetherness and social decency, but we can depend on each other. Bristol, our little island of hope, is an activist city and one that I felt proud to live in when I woke up and saw the results today. We held on and we can make a difference. .
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If you’re looking for ways to feel a bit more positive about the world, there are a few options on my website.
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. 👉🏽 www.ngaioanyia.com/what-now ✊🏾 .
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#MoreBlacks #MoreDogs #MoreIrish #notmyprimeminister #resist .
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New blog post featuring @kiki_bristol @blackgirlcon @risingartsagency @artofinclusionbristol @artspaceuk @locoklub @bootybassdj @communityresolve @saffronrecords @knowlewestmedia @sistersuncut
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Woke up before my alarm having a nightmare, remembering the Bullingdon Boys film - The Riot Club.
If you haven't seen it, it's an adaptation of a play that follows an Oxford secret society of the wealthiest boys (I can't call them men) over the course of a night and scared me far more than a horror ever has. Yes it's an overdramatised film but it painted a clear picture of the type of person leading the conservative party today.
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When I look at Johnson or Moggs all I can see are little boys with more money than sense who have never stepped outside their tiny circle of knowledge to broaden their minds. The total lack of empathy and human interest makes me shudder. But it's not just them, it's a whole government without the best interests of the many at heart .
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Brexit has made us feel anxious and hopeless but there is still hope. Be part of the movement that kicks out this callous Tory government, and builds an economy that works for all! 🌹

If you can, take the day off, travel to a marginal and help get the anti-Tory vote out. It’s ALL about voter turnout at this point.

This site should help you find out where you are most needed, and will put in touch with local organisers: www.mypollingday.com

We need a Labour government for: 🌹Proper social care for our elderly
🌹Free education and childcare
🌹Investment to tackle the climate emergency and massive job-creation in green sectors
🌹An end to homelessness
🌹A well-funded NHS for all
🌹A pay rise and lower bills

After ten years of Tory austerity this might sound radical but Labour’s policies are considered normal in other wealthy social democratic countries.

In fact if Labour carries out all its manifesto commitments, its spending would still be lower than Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Finland and France.

This Tory government want to finish what Thatcher started.

We can stop them, but we need *everyone* to help get out the vote. 🌹✊🗳✊🌹
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#votelabour #2019election #votecorbyn #forthemany #electionday #everyvotematters #useyourvoice
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Pretty astounded that our #Blackbird performance has been picked as one of the favourite's of 2019 😱🙈 Thank you! 🖤 #Repost @sofarsoundsbristol ・・・
The results are in! Check out the link in our bio to watch our favourite Sofar videos of 2019, featuring Bristol's very own @ngaioanyia! 🔥🔥🔥 #sofarsounds #sofar #sofarbristol #secretshows #secretshow #secretgigs #secretgig #houseconcert #livingroomshow #concerts #music #musiconinstagram #instamusic #livemusic #liveshow #musiclovers #quietmusic #community #globalcommunity #unplugged #myhappyplace #instagood #instamusic #musicofinstagram #humansofig #humansofinstagram #instapeople #peopleofinstagram #peopleofig
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