An Interview with Diaspora Artist Yasmin Nicholas

You may remember that this summer I attended  My Sugar Island which was CaribArt...

So, you’re having a mixed race baby

Did you watch at the Royal Wedding? I couldn’t help myself.  I wanted to see the dress...

As I Am Long and Luxe Growash: review

I first tried As I Am a few years ago, when I picked it the Coconut Cowash at a...

MGC Derma Skincare: review

  Now that my body is going through the change, I’ve had to update my self-care regime...

PJ Masks Team of Heroes: review

  When the animated series PJ Mask came on the scene a few years ago, it blew our...

Clothing and fashion: the expat experience

Recently a friend of mine showed me a pair of coloured jeans she bought in Paris and...
Clothing and fashion: the expat experience

Clothing and fashion: the expat experience

Recently a friend of mine showed me a pair of coloured jeans she bought in Paris and it immediately  reminded me of blog post by Natasha on Our Normandy Life which I featured on September’s BritMums Expat-roundup. Until then, it never occurred to me to...

Zimpli Kids Glitter Baff: review

Zimpli Kids Glitter Baff: review

Like most kids these days, mine are into slime. We’ve bought slime. We’ve made slime. I must admit when I sneakily mess around with their slime, it’squite therapeutic but I’d never bath in it. The kids have though. The Tiger Tales tested Zimpli Kids...


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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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?’... [ + ]


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