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Here is the hub of my thoughts; ideas, experiences, everything and anything. If you have something you’ve been thinking about or something you’d like me to write about, let me know.

Sampa The Great

Sampa The Great

I almost don’t know where to begin with Sampa The Great last night. The tickets were bought so long ago and so much has been going on the past few weeks that I’d forgotten I had this to look forward to until Sunday night. I looked in my calendar and felt nourished in anticipation.

Growing with Grief

Growing with Grief

I've been in two minds about whether to share this but it's mental health awareness day and to be honest the last couple of weeks I've not been in a good headspace at all. Strangely it all came to a head yesterday. At the beginning of the month, I looked out the bus...

We Are Meghan

We Are Meghan

Imagine. Even the Palace can’t keep a black woman safe from the perpetual disrespect of the ignorant. On Tuesday, October 1st 2019, Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Sussex has filed a claim against Associated Newspapers over the misuse of private information, infringement of copyright and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018.

The Beginning of Blackbird

The Beginning of Blackbird

One day to go until #blackbird is in the world... This song has been inside me since I realised at 5 years old that people weren't looking at me the same as they were looking at my mum. The first time in Wales I was asked if opened my banana the way 'people from the...

The Project of Projection

The Project of Projection

There's a weird transition that's been happening in my life at the moment where people have started referring to me as a leader. It's true that I'm not afraid to start things I want to see done...but I've never tried to place myself in a leading role. Don't get me...

How Do We Halt Harassment?

How Do We Halt Harassment?

As some of you may remember, this year started off in a bittersweet way - Booty Bass had a largely successful New Years Eve party at the Plough except for a very upsetting incident in which a friend of mine was assaulted behind my back whilst I was DJing. The series...

National Diversity Award Nomination

National Diversity Award Nomination

I don't know who it was, but someone just nominated me for the National Diversity Awards and said these wonderful things and I'm honestly a mess. Thank you, thank you! And if you want to vote, I think you can via the link below 👇🏽 "Ngaio is an...

How to #RAVEBRAID

How to #RAVEBRAID

Some days you wake up and you just want different hair. I had a similar moment 2 weeks ago and went on a huge hair dyeing fail which Nu Mi Style in St George corrected ensuring my curls were given some TLC. I've been deep conditioning like a beast with Cantu's Deep...

Summer Too Soon

Summer Too Soon

It's April and I'm sleeping with my window open. It's April and its 23 degree weather when I look at my phone. It's April and I'm sat at my computer in a strap dress looking outside at the beaming sunshine getting excited for festival season...and it's too soon. I...