“My name is Nola Darling. PEACE. Two Fingers…#BlackLivesMatter” Granted I had never watched the original groundbreaking 1986 She’s Gotta Have It written and produced by the legendary Spike Lee until the Netflix version was released. I found the original to be unusual – clearly there was a lacking storyline but nevertheless it was relatively interesting […]
Reading a book within 3 days is definitely not a reflection on my ability to read quickly but is completely a reflection of how engrossing this book is! I was first introduced to Imbolo Mbue’s novel through the Instgram page GoodBlackReads and I can say with no hesitation that this book is an absolutely excellent read! […]
Its the penultimate month before the new year! and on that note here are a few books I intend to read within the weeks ahead Behold The Dreamers – Imbolo Mbue A novel detailing the experiences of two New York City families during the 2008 financial crisis: an immigrant family from Cameroon, the Jonga family, and […]
I adore my hair in its natural state but wearing my natural hair out in public is something I’m still getting used too. Watching my growth, experimenting with products and trying out different styles has genuinely encouraged a greater sense of pride and confidence for my crown. Although styling and managing my hair is still a process, its a process that I actually do enjoy because I truly appreciate the versatility of my mane.
So its been five months since my last review! Please forgive me, I’ve been having a few issues occur which have distracted me and I’ve defintely let life race ahead of me! But now I’m reclaiming my time! So lets get into this very special book review…. A good friend of mine recommended this book […]
Following on from my quest to read books from African authors I literally stumbled upon this book outside of SOAS university on a work trip! Initially I was slightly hesitant to buy this book as the seller was selling it for full price (Having a kindle and the ability to purchase books at discounted rates […]
Written by NoViolet Bulawayo We Need New Names tells the story of Darling. Born in a shanty town called Paradise, Darling and her friends spend their days hungry, looking for juicy guavas to eat whilst daydreaming of a better tomorrow. A dream that one day becomes Darlings reality. Yet as Darling discovers her new life […]