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?’... [ + ]


Sofn’free Scalp Tissue Oil

Sofn’free Scalp Tissue Oil

Whether hair is natural or processed the scalp it grows out of must be cared for. Since becoming natural and being a part of forums as well as attending events, I’ve come to realise scalps are in need of TLC. I’ve heard and seen scalps at have been distressed due to...

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Reasons to be Cheerful: half term edition

Reasons to be Cheerful: half term edition

The kids had half-term break from school this week. I thought it would have been an easy carefree week. Instead it was a week of constant activity and social engagements. While we all had fun, it’s safe to say by Sunday we are were all ready for downtime. This week...

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