4 hours in Canterbury

4 hours in Canterbury

Recently, we spent a day in Broadstairs and overnighted at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury. The hotel was about 12 mins drive from the City Centre. Hubby pre-booked parking in the City using the Just Park app, so we wouldn't be stressed the following day. The parking...

5 hours in Broadstairs Kent

5 hours in Broadstairs Kent

When hubby told me he had taken a few days off, while the kids were on Easter hols AND he wanted to go away for a couple days I knew our destination… Broadstairs.  It’s been ages since we’ve been to Kent. Broastairs has been on my list ages. He agreed and said we...

Last minute Christmas Getaways

Last minute Christmas Getaways

  Christmas season is that time of the when expats look towards ‘home’. Flight tickets go like hot cakes. I have yet to visit home during the festive season, tickets are too expensive. My family and I usually go off into the country. We usually begin...



RT this thread because promoting black podcasts are a great way of amplifying these black female voices and views. Feel free to add more to the thread 💛

Thank-you @claraamfo, thank-you. So many people still confused as to why George Floyd’s death has hit so many of us hard. Clara sums it up so well. Hear her anger, hear her pain. I feel it too.

I’ve written a blog post to go with the UK Black influencers directory I published last night. I’ve also included a link so you can send a contribution if you so wish.

.@abidare_author, @NzeluWrites and #DerekOwusu are shortlisted for the £10k @WritersCentre #DEP20! Their debuts described as "striking, intimate studies of bodies in flux and transit through our linked histories". More here:


From the blog archives who remembers the #diversitymanifesto drawn up @StokeyLitFest 5 Years ago #DiversityandInclusion #publishing

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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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