Can a book inspire you to be more creative? “Conscious Creativity” (Book review)

Social media is filled with people (me included) who are using the current coronavirus lockdown to spend more time being creative. But for all the posts about people using their extra time to exercise...

What to expect when you travel to West Bank, Palestine (as a Muslim)

WARNING: this is a long post but I hope you find it of use! I bracketed the title of this post because it’s inspired by the fact that so many Muslim people have contacted me...

Sunflower Season in Milton Keynes

When I was 13 we had a giant sunflower growing in our back garden, I have absolutely no idea why. Throughout my childhood my parents grew vegetables in their London garden....

Travel is not just for white women – why I’m unfollowing Instagram accounts that...

Today marks one year of me starting this blog. The last 12 months have been a learning experience. I’ve not posted nearly as much as I had intended to. I have a list of...

My Blogging Goals 2019

So this is the first time I've sat down and written some blogging goals, perhaps that's where I've been going 'wrong' all this time? Well not 'wrong' but I'm keen to up my game...

50th anniversary of Bangladesh: 50 Independent Bangla Businesses to support

Friday 26th March marks the 50th anniversary of the independence of Bangladesh. As a British Bangladeshi, I wanted to mark this occasion with a positive post to celebrate the land of my...

Is this London’s most colourful bicycle? How I pimped my wheels

Ok, my freshly pimped wheels probably aren’t really London’s most colourful bicycle, but they must be a contender? Decorating my bicycle has been my favourite lockdown hobby. Over the last few months...

The Thing About The Colour Blue…and why I’m anti Blue Monday

If you were to ask me what my favourite colour is, it would obviously be a very difficult question. As a Rainbow Hunter I find joy in (almost) every shade going (just not the...

9 Need To Know Tips For Visiting Algeria

Why do so few tourists visit Algeria? And should you visit Algeria? The most recent Algerian guidebooks are a decade out of date and few travelbloggers write about travelling to Algeria – yet it...

I wore a bra on top of my clothes and here’s what happened…

Ever since I’ve been following Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower on social media I’ve become more conscious of how much I detest bras. Sure ‘bra-burning’ is a historic part of the feminist movement but...

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