Hey baes! This post has been a long time coming and I’m so excited! Let’s talk all things hair! My hair is a huge part of my life and I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to get myself organised so we can talk about it. *insert joyous cartwheel* So. Most of you already … Continue reading Crowning Glory: My Natural Hair Journey
My dearest loves. It’s been a while since my last post, and I’m sorry I’ve left you for so long without providing some sort of foolishness or tea-spilling. Why have I been absent? Because I moved away from London 2 weeks ago… *cue gasps* That’s right. The last couple of months have been an insane … Continue reading Homecoming.
Hi darlings! So I’m gagging with excitement to share my thoughts on last weekend’s event “Africa Writes 2015,” the African Writers’ festival hosted by the Royal African Society at the British Library. It was a bit of a whirlwind visit, but I’m so glad I attended. My bestie Miss Fu and I stepped into the … Continue reading Africa Writes 2015
Friday March 6th, 2015, marked 58 years since my home country Ghana declared its independence from colonial rule. Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was the first sub-Saharan nation to gain independence. This is a source of great pride, and we have so many reasons to celebrate. Every time I go home, I’m excited … Continue reading OOTD: Ghanaian Independence Day Slayage
This new series is going to feature a few of my favourite things. The little trinkets and odd bits and bobs that I love, and why they are so important to me. These are the things I would grab first if there was ever a “LAWD JESUS IT’S A FAAH” situation. First up! My beloved … Continue reading My Favourite Things: Silver Nameplate Necklace
There are few things I love more than Nigerian food. My dreams are filled with towering mountains of jollof rice, rivers that run red with palm oil, and forests of emerald-green bitterleaf. I was blessed to grow up in a home where both Nigerian and Ghanaian delicacies appeared on the dinner table. Whenever I visit … Continue reading A Taste of Home: 805 Restaurant, North London
This post should really be called “Soundtrack to My Life” because I’ve had this song on repeat for so long now. Growing up in my beloved Nigeria means that my heart belongs permanently to Afrobeat. Initially made world-famous in the 60s and 70s by the legendary Fela Kuti, Afrobeat has continued to slay folks up … Continue reading Soundtrack to My Weekend: Iyanya- Le Kwa Ukwu
My darlings! I’m sorry for my absence. After a busy few months in the mean streets of London, I’m taking a well-deserved break. I’m spending the festive season with my folks in Nigeria. I’ve lived away from home for most of my life, but the truth is that you never get used to being away … Continue reading Where The Heart Is