Discovering Peckham Palms, Our New Royal Space
Jan23

Discovering Peckham Palms, Our New Royal Space

Black excellence is not something that we often see celebrated at the forefront of our society so discovering Peckham Palms, a brand-new hub for black businesses, feels like waking up in a dream. The Palms otherwise known as Peckham Palms is located just off Rye Lane and will be offering everything from quality hair and beauty treatments to events and workshops. It will be utilised as a community space for educating people, having...

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When Bottomless Brunch At Cottons Turned Into Bottomless Hunger
Jun13

When Bottomless Brunch At Cottons Turned Into Bottomless Hunger

In late April 2018, I visited the newest Cottons restaurant in London to celebrate a friend’s 25th birthday. Whilst my personal experience was pretty shambolic, TripAdvisor seems to suggest that I’m not completely alone. So if you’re in London and you fancy a Caribbean meal, I’d steer clear of the Cottons “Caribbean” restaurant located on St George Wharf in Vauxhall. On their website it’s branded as Cottons latest addition...

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Black Panther – Will The Revolution Be Televised?
Feb28

Black Panther – Will The Revolution Be Televised?

I had the pleasure of viewing Disney’s Black Panther on the day of its release in the UK, and since then it’s been reported that this Marvel production has shattered box office records in the UK and overseas. According to the Guardian, Black Panther brought in a record breaking £2.67 million on it’s opening day; Disney added that this was also the highest-grossing single day at the UK box office. Whilst Black Panther has proved to be...

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#WhyIWrite 2017
Oct20

#WhyIWrite 2017

Today marks the National Day on Writing in the United States, so you may have noticed the increased use of the hashtag #WhyIWrite on all social media platforms. This national day was established by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) back in 2009 on the premise that writing is critical to literacy but needs greater attention and celebration. One thing that I love about this particular day is its recognition of the role...

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No More Uber in London?
Sep23

No More Uber in London?

Travel for London have been reviewing Uber’s license to operate in London for some months now. Yesterday their decision not to extend Uber’s private license further than the 30th September 2017 became public knowledge. As expected, this has caused quite a stir amongst Londoners, as Uber has become the majority of Londoners preferred hire car service since it was introduced to the city in 2012. With Uber being such an affordable and...

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Recruiters, Can We Talk?
Sep11

Recruiters, Can We Talk?

As job seekers, there are countless things that we consider when applying for a new role, such as whether we possess the right skill set to carry out the role, whether the company is a good fit for us, whether the role is in line with our career aspirations etc. Quite understandably, one of the most important factors in our job search can therefore be the salary that is being offered, as this can sometimes turn out to be quite pivotal...

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