Confessions of a British born Jamaican

I'm not one of those people who can identify where someone is from just by looking at them. I hate when people ask me to guess where they are from because I honestly have no clue. I'm always amazed by those who can look at someone and pick up on the mannerisms and connect them … Continue reading Confessions of a British born Jamaican

July & August: Carnival, Features & Temporary Happiness

Two very productive months! Had some time off work, so I got the chance to attend a few events. I also celebrated my 23rd birthday with some of my favourite people. Events Ended July with Ade's first #PUSH event. You can catch all the highlights from the event on youtube, and I put together a … Continue reading July & August: Carnival, Features & Temporary Happiness

Notting Hill Carnival & “Black on Black Crime”

A bank holiday in August only really means one thing.... ITS CARNIVAL!. If you didn't know every year during the August bank holiday Notting Hill Carnival begins. This massive event celebrating freedom of expression and also a reminder of the Caribbean islands many black people had left behind when coming to England.  This celebration of … Continue reading Notting Hill Carnival & “Black on Black Crime”