I discovered bouldering – a type of rock climbing where ropes or harnesses are not used – quite by accident a year ago and despite being afraid of heights, I quickly became obsessed by the sport for four reasons. Continue reading “Why bouldering is my therapy “
Followers of my posts will know that I am somewhat of a history nut. Most recently, I have been following the discovery of old letters, documents and newspapers from an Ewe Fia (King) that formed the ‘Family Ties: Adamah Papers’ exhibition at the Black Cultural Archive (BCA) in Brixton, London. Continue reading “An archive of Ghana’s past on paper – The Adamah Papers”
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, is it time we started teaching people how to behave appropriately towards one another? And would that help to reduce the incidences of sexual violence? Continue reading “Is it time we taught each other how to be social?”
Most of you will have heard the phrase a woman’s hair is her crown and glory or beauty. Continue reading “Living positively with hair loss”
Our pasts inform our futures so knowing where you come from has its benefits. Check out some of these stories below. Continue reading “History”
This event is one not to miss. I’ve gone religiously since the event was launched some years back and is a great showcase for African foods, fashion, music and models. Click here to learn more and to keep tabs on other community events, follow What’s on in Your Community.
I’ve been going to the Africa Street Style Festival in east London for a while now. This understated event is the perfect place ease yourself into the African fashion scene. Click here for more. And to keep tabs on other community events, follow What’s on in Your Community. Continue reading “African Street Style London”
From the traditional representations of African art to a meander into contemporary designers, this page aims to explore all that and everything in between.
There’s a wealth of new writers out there shaping the narrative on Africa and Africans and celebrating the art of telling their own stories. Continue reading “Literature”