Beyond The Hashtag

Beyond The Hashtag

Exhausted. That’s what we are. As a community, we are exhausted at having to have this conversation and deal with the expected response of ‘oh, but is it really that bad?’ ‘oh, is it really happening here though?’ ‘oh , but do you...
Halt Harassment at City Hall

Halt Harassment at City Hall

Last night I did something that a year ago I couldn’t have predicted. This time last year I was feeling utterly overwhelmed, helpless and ashamed after a friend of mine was assaulted quite literally behind my back whilst I was djing in the New Year at my night...
What Do We Do Now?

What Do We Do Now?

Well…what a thoroughly depressing outcome that was. In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had many conversations with people who’ve told me the Tory’s will win, nothing will change, this was their plan all along and it’s better to be realistic. My reply to all these...
Voting Day

Voting Day

I woke up this morning 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...
Every Vote Matters

Every Vote Matters

Please, can we all just agree to use our vote… No party is perfect but there are some politicians who seem somewhat human. Don’t follow headlines blindly, look into the backgrounds of the people you vote for. There’s a lot of dodgy advice being...
RIP Aretha Franklin, Never Forgotten

RIP Aretha Franklin, Never Forgotten

The Queen has left us, Miss Aretha Franklin. Aretha you did so much for me you’ll never know. You showed me what it was to be black and proud growing up in a tiny town with not another brown face in sight. You taught me to sing You taught me RESPECT You taught...