4 Things to do when you become an Expat

I saw a post on Instagram but I could not believe it. Migrants of the Windrush...

Am I entitled to a holiday?

By the last week of the school Spring term I was feeling drained. We had a family...

The struggle is real: on embracing expat parenting

When I decided to have children, I was sure I knew what I was doing. Hubby and I were,...

The Truth About Health Exposed by FE Adeniji

Last month I received a reviewers’ copy of a book that promised to empower the reader...

Bioglan’s Active Curcumin Tablets

In January I began taking a supplement that had turmeric in it. I did so for a month...

sk:n Clinics Skincare

Earlier this year I attended the opening of sk:n Clinic, Lavender Hill, Clapham,...
4 Things to do when you become an Expat

4 Things to do when you become an Expat

I saw a post on Instagram but I could not believe it. Migrants of the Windrush generation in the United Kingdom where being threatened with deportation. Before I had the chance to read a full article, my mum called from Trinidad and she asked about it....

Am I entitled to a holiday?

Am I entitled to a holiday?

By the last week of the school Spring term I was feeling drained. We had a family staycation planned and I was looking forward to it. As fate would have it, on the evening of the last day of school I fell ill. My Easter was spent was sick in bed. On the...

Bioglan’s Active Curcumin Tablets

Bioglan’s Active Curcumin Tablets

In January I began taking a supplement that had turmeric in it. I did so for a month and intermittently made smoothies with fresh turmeric. I’d read good things such as; regulating inflammation, keeps pimples at bay, clear pimples scars, fights sings of...

National Water Saving Week 2018

National Water Saving Week 2018

One of my bug bears is how much water people waste, by letting taps run. Running taps remind me of my childhood days spent scouting for water with other children from my village. The water pressure was too low to make it up to our houses on the hill.  We...

The Oreo Cookie Quest Challenge

The Oreo Cookie Quest Challenge

During the early days of motherhood, I found it difficult going outdoors on my own with the kids. Nonetheless, I devised ways for us to have fun indoors. Perish the thought that the poor kids were always indoors, far from it. Me and my family and have had...

ABOUT ME.

Hi, I am Maria, a Trinidad-born Surrey based SAHM, blogger and aspiring published children’s book writer. I moved to England in 2001. My career history has spanned from the Library Service to Further Education. I write about expat parenting, mixed heritage family life, food, beauty and more. The way to my heart is a Trini Dalpuri Chicken Roti.

 

SUBSCRIBE.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

TWITTER.

FACEBOOK.

PINTEREST.

ADVERTISE.

MY BADGES.

TIGERTALES.

Hi! I’m Maria. My family and I live in London but I’m originally from Trinidad, West Indies. My beloved and I got married in 2006. He’s Chinese/Italian. When we decided to increase our family, the first inevitable question was ‘what the child would look like?’... [ + ]

GET IN TOUCH.

Feel free to drop me a line about anything and I promise to get back to you!