Earlier this year, I visited Germany’s capital city on a whim. It seemed everyone I knew had been or was planning to go so being the naturally curious kitten that I am, I wanted to find out what all the fuss was about. And it didn’t disappoint. Travelling solo is good for the soul and forces … Continue reading Thrifty Afropolitan in Berlin
I had the pleasure of interviewing Kenny Imafidon, a 22 year old political commentator and social entrepreneur from South London. He is the co – founder and managing director of Clear View Research Ltd – a youth led research consultancy, heads up the research and advocacy team at Bite the Ballot and author of The … Continue reading Thrifty Afropolitan Meets: Kenny Imafidon
I’ll never forget the rather infamous last words I uttered during a conversation at a festival a few years ago whilst in the company of mainly young white women (some of which I knew). Despite the festival attracting in excess of ten thousand people over the course of the weekend, there were very few people … Continue reading #BlackGirlsGoCamping?
“Dad…I’m going to take a gap year.” “You want to take a what?” He replied, his perpetually smiling face instantly morphed into a frown. “A gap year.” I said rather boldly (have I lost my mind?!) “OK…OK…OK” he said repeatedly as I became increasingly unnerved with each utterance, then it stopped. Silence. What seemed like an eternity … Continue reading Mind the Gap: “You want to take a what?”