Get To Know Me

I asked my followers to send me questions, and I was surprisingly met with a lot. I didn’t/don’t intend to make this an extremely long post so I’ve selected a hand full. What’s the reason behind your blog name, what’s the purpose of your blog, what motivates you to continue? @withloveyossy At the start of making this…

Dear Millennials

Dear Millennials, Those of all ages, genders and identities. Whether you fit into the ‘generation y’ or ‘generation z’. This one is for you. We’ve grown up around smartphones and gadgets, tablets and apps. Our whole societal identity is based on technology. Bookmarked as problematic. Unsocial. Selfish. As well as stupid, ignorant and lazy. We’re…

Types of Flatmates You Should Expect to Meet at University

If you’re looking forward to university but the idea of living with strangers for a year is creeping you out, or you’re just trying to grasp an idea of the kinds of people you might live with, then this is the post for you. I’ve lived in University halls – twice. So I’ve lived with two very…

The Lesser Road (racism)

I’ve grown to become increasingly aware that my brown skin makes me a target, my image problematic and my name, difficult. As if, instinctively, it incites an imprudent thought/reaction from some.

Inner Critic

I read a source which stated that ‘the average woman criticises herself 8 times a day.’ That’s more than you would ever drink tea over a few days. Which, actually (unfortunately) isn’t that surprising. I do it. I know many others find themselves doing it too. It’s become a norm of some sorts. Embedded within…