Creativity, Writing and Self-Publishing

https://videopress.com/v/q9177w68?preloadContent=metadata This episode of Outspoken October explores the world's of being a creativity whilst mothering, writing as a way of expression and connection as well as the glories and pitfalls of self-publishing with the self-love advocate Charm. This candid conversation speaks on having a dream of fulfilling it whilst being a mother and wife and … Continue reading Creativity, Writing and Self-Publishing

Black British Writing Pt2

https://videopress.com/v/nErUjsYD?preloadContent=metadata Following up from part 1 Rineya Umran Ka and I continue the wonderful conversation about being a Black British writer. In this episode we discuss aspects of trauma and how writing acts as a bridge between people, demographic and/or experiences. Parallel to this we speak on how Black literature often centres around traumatic experiences … Continue reading Black British Writing Pt2

Connecting With Self

https://videopress.com/v/ZxH0nXgK?preloadContent=metadata Learning to connect with Self can seem like an uphill battle at times, but it does not have to be this way. Join Kloveism and I as we explore the what "the work" looks and feels like, our personal journeys of self-acceptance, self-love and much much more. From meditating to mastery oracle cards, Klove … Continue reading Connecting With Self

Queer, Black and Proud pt2

https://videopress.com/v/ob0alfEk?preloadContent=metadata As we return to this transparent and inclusive candid conversation, Nena and I continue our open dialogue about the lgbtq+ community and ways in which mental health can be dealt with in order to move forward progressively even in the midst of feeling oppressed. Let's Talk When did you come out to your friends … Continue reading Queer, Black and Proud pt2

Queer, Black and Proud Pt1

https://videopress.com/v/Vcv6ogi4?preloadContent=metadata What does it mean to be Black, Queer and proud in Britain? In this insightful episode I sat down with my cousin Nena, Founder of Crown Mi Ltd, to discuss her experiences and revelations as a Black queer woman. In addition to this, we touched upon mental health, both inside and outside the scope … Continue reading Queer, Black and Proud Pt1

Remember the Days

Little Black girls playing Running Out on hot summers days, in a playground made of redbrick stone and rusty metal swings. Cliques forming to make a new dance routine to the soothing sounds of Janet Jackson's That's The Way Love Goes. Beaming smiles radiate on the various brown faces. Childhood innocence layered with feeling like … Continue reading Remember the Days

I Miss The Peace of Mind

Stillness washes over me as I lay on our dimpled bed sheets, looking at the faded cracked line on the ceiling. Thoughts travel to and fro in my mind, back and forth blurring into one another. All thoughts drenched in the feelings attached to You. How you moved. How you smiled. How we would laugh … Continue reading I Miss The Peace of Mind

You Gon’ Learn Today

You wanted me to learn, but you couldn't take the time to teach me what was important. I listened to speeches filled with fillers and flash starts. I heard the tainted testimonies of those who wrote the history books. I wrote down timeliness that had gaps beyond measure. But what did I learn? How to … Continue reading You Gon’ Learn Today

This Is My Foundation

This is my foundation. My source of inner strength. My direct line to all that is good in my life. My family. My joy. My peace. My home. To think that this world does not see them for who they are. To know that my children will have to encounter the hatred that penetrates the … Continue reading This Is My Foundation