Where Hands Touch | Review

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to attend a special pre-screening of Where Hands Touch at the Covent Garden Hotel, hosted by Black British director and writer 12 time award-winning Amma Asante MBE. Amma Asante also directed Belle (2013) and A United Kingdom (2016). 

Is the Plus-Size industry glorifying obesity? | Body Positivity

When I saw the October Cosmopolitan cover with Tess Holiday, I can't lie. I didn't know how to feel. I paused and thought...hmmm I don't know about this. As many of you know I am a body positive advocate and I always scream at the top of my lungs about the importance of representation of plus size,chubby, full figured and thick women....but this cover made me ponder. Is the plus-size industry glorifying obesity or even ignoring health issues and using body positivity as a cover up?

Who Taught You How to Love? | Self

I am learning as I get older that the ideals and fairytales of my youth have prepared me for a life that doesn't exist. I have learnt that romance is a ideal that is told to women to give them a unrealistic expectation of relationships and love. Don't get me wrong, there are people who can be romantic, but that isn't a 24/7 thing.