Celebrating 2020: 5 ‘impossible’ things I did this year

This is probably the most awkward thing I’ve ever written.  As a Black British woman of Jamaican and working-class heritage, self-celebratory posts like the one I’m about to write aren’t typically encouraged.   “Be careful of redeye!” (Jamaican slang for “Beware of jealous people!”) “No one likes a show-off!”  “It’s super-tacky to talk about yourself all … Continue reading Celebrating 2020: 5 ‘impossible’ things I did this year

My 5 fave songs turning 20 in 2020

With the coronavirus crisis in full swing, we all need something to smile about. Here’s my contribution… Ahh the Noughties! A time where low-rise jeans + whale tail = high fashion, Myspace and Microsoft messenger were the internet hotspots and shows like Big Brother, Pop Idol and Come Dine with Me had the nation gripped. … Continue reading My 5 fave songs turning 20 in 2020