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?’... [ + ]


#hotdesking at home

#hotdesking at home

Late last year I spotted a few places that offer hot-desking facilities. Some seemed a bit isolating to me and others fostered a networking environment amongst their members. Then earlier this year I saw a ad on Facebook. I took a peek at their site and...

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 Reconnecting with yourself through creativity

 Reconnecting with yourself through creativity

As we grow older and responsibilities begin to pile up, we sometimes lose the essence of who we once were. We forget the things that gave us joy. We forget how to relax. I recently attend two events which had a deep positive effect on me. At the WOW Beauty event, I...

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