Next Blogger Network Event- London 2017

It’s been two years since the last NBN event and I was thrilled to receive invitation...

On public holidays and social integration

Diwali was celebrated on Wednesday, in Trinidad and Tobago. On occasions like that I...

The Change

I remember when I was little I’d overhear the older women talking about ‘the change of...

BIC® KIDS Young Artists Award winners

During the summer I told you about competition that BIC Kids were running. The...

Family day out to Kidtropolis: press release

Looking for something to keep kids entertained this school half-term? Look no...

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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.



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Smyths Toys Cicciobello Competition

Smyths Toys Cicciobello Competition







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?’... [ + ]


CleverstiX review

CleverstiX review

When my blogger and mumpreneur friend Dija Ayodele first told me about CleverstiX, I knew I had to try them. After thirteen years together, with Hubby (ten of them as a married couple) I still can’t use chopsticks. Not for lack of buying them to practice. I just never...

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If you follow me on Instagram you know I LOVE BOOKS. You will also know that I’m a big fan of Dorothy Koomson’s novels. Prior to having children I often browsed the adult fiction shelves at the public library and I saw Dorothy’s books. I never borrowed one though. I...

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