Book Review: Red At The Bone

Part of my 2020 goal is to continue reading books from authors of colour and also dip into older books from authors I should have in my reading repertoire. Jacqueline Woodson falls into the on trend authors of colour I probably should have known about already, but that’s ok, no time like the present, right?…

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RnR Interview: Rachel Pellat

Effervescent, full of life, honest and straightforward, this beautiful spirit is beyond magic! Always sharing topics and posts about subjects close to her heart, mixed with humour and wit. I first met this Comiccon geek in high school 🏫 as her bestie is one of my oldest friends and we have continued to keep in…

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Strangers

Living, breathing, Moving in the same circles, but barely interacting, Just floating and passing each other as if our lives aren’t connected, Walking, passing and not connecting, The void getting bigger and wider and overwhelming, Feelings of loneliness and anger wash over like a wave, Changes, shifting, no longer scary. Feeling stronger on my own,…

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The Importance of Black History Month, From My 6 Year Old

February. The shortest month of the year and yet within the Black community, such a pivotal month; celebrating, embracing and raising awareness of people who made/make an impact on our history. I think we can all accept the importance of Black History Month and Black history in general, but how do we broach the subject…

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Tribe

It’s in the moments of sadness and despair,You reach out and see who is there.When you’re feeling down and out and don’t trust your own strength,This is when the power of friendship is the pull and support system you need.The people who are your day ones,They lift you up, but also call you out on…

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Why I Am No Longer Scared Of Starting Over

Change, they say is inevitable. People change, the seasons change, time is always changing…but why is it so hard to take the leap and make a massive change in our lives? We’re unhappy about things, but we’d much rather complain, but do nothing about it. Then there’s the debilitating fear of the unknown, of having…

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RnR Interview: Rekeisha

It has been a full year of us featuring interviews with people in our lives, who we find inspiring and I guess it was bound and only fair to be R1’s turn, especially as it’s her birthday month! #Sagitarriusseason So, this week on the blog, it’s R1’s turn to be under the microscope and take…

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RnR’s Style

Hold the phone! We don’t class ourselves as trend setters and in no way are we fashion bloggers but, that being said, we definitely love shopping and fashion and well, looking good. Our style is usually a mixture of what catches our eye and what’s comfortable. Despite this, we felt it was worth showing what…

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What’s The Emotional Toll of Friendship Breakups?

Life happens and through all its happenings; we forge, feed and support a variety of relationships, from family members, to co-workers to friendships. While there are the lucky people out there who have managed to maintain friendships that have spanned (in some capacity or not) 20+ years, this week’s blog post is sharing about the…

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Our Summer of Memories- Week 2

Did you guys enjoy the quick stop tour last week?! Because this week we’ve got round 2 of Mom and Rae’s tour of the UK, but the difference this week is that it’s more “relaxed” and we only visited one place/country. We visited Scotland, the motherland, we believe of some of our maternal great grandfather’s…

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