Broccoli Content Is The Black-Woman-Owned Podcast Powerhouse Making Sure Everyone Eats

Imagine this: you’ve come up with a great idea at work. Not only will it raise your employer’s profile and make them money, it’ll also elevate your career. Excited, you pitch your idea to the powers-that-be. A few days pass. And then comes the bad news: the leadership team have rejected your idea. Why? Because … Continue reading Broccoli Content Is The Black-Woman-Owned Podcast Powerhouse Making Sure Everyone Eats

The Garage Goddess Returns: Talking 20 Years Of Music With Sabrina Washington

When Mis-Teeq burst into the UK mainstream music scene in 2001, I instantly fell in love. Here were four women of black heritage – Sabrina Washington, Alesha Dixon, Su-Elise Nash and Zena McNally – who had it all. They were gorgeous, talented and dripping in that older-cousin-who-knows-how-to-party-swagger that money couldn’t buy. Add to that their … Continue reading The Garage Goddess Returns: Talking 20 Years Of Music With Sabrina Washington

The Joys And Pains Of Changing Careers In Your Late Twenties

When I was 10-years-old, I wanted to be a journalist. I loved reading and writing stories, and showed plenty promise from early on. However, after a less-than-pleasant university experience and countless ‘portfolio building’ (aka unpaid) placements, I found myself in the worst position for an ambitious, mid-twenty-something: goalless and hopeless. Cue my ‘Career Dress-up’ years … Continue reading The Joys And Pains Of Changing Careers In Your Late Twenties

What Yoga Taught Me About Breathing, Sex and Everything Else

“Join our winter series of yoga and mindfulness classes, starting January 2018. £24 for a twelve-week course.” Sounds too good to be true, right? That’s exactly what I thought when I saw this ad at my workplace last December. Although I’d heard great things about yoga, it was never something I, or anyone close to … Continue reading What Yoga Taught Me About Breathing, Sex and Everything Else

Losing my Lipstick Virginity Helped Me Find Self Love

Most of us remember when we lost our virginity. Perhaps you were 16-years-old in your boyfriend’s box room or a few years older in a nightclub toilet cubicle? You’ll probably be able to tell me about the lucky guy or lady – their name, how they smelt, how it ended. But what about the first … Continue reading Losing my Lipstick Virginity Helped Me Find Self Love