Category Archives: Personal

CRUEL SUMMER, CRUEL WORLD

I have been feeling low lately. I’m talking incredibly, monumentally down. With the outcome of the EU referendum coupled with the horrendous spate of murders of black men and women…

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A QUINTESSENTIAL WEDDING PLAN

Since getting engaged in February, a new world has opened up to me that I have somehow (albeit reluctantly) submerged myself in. Yes, welcome Toya to the crazy world of…

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MUSINGS + MOTIFS

Recently I have had the opportunity to spend more time with my longest and dearest friend (who, incidentally, took the pictures for this blog post). It’s funny because months and…

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BRIXTON

  “Don’t be fooled by the rocks that I got. I’m still, I’m still Berry from the block.” ― J.Lo (remixed)   I remember as a kid (perhaps as young…

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A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Today is February 14th. Yes, today is Valentine’s day, but given the events that transpired 7 days ago, I may change the date I partake in the celebration of love. Exactly…

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CHAPTER 30

I have spent many a birthday lamenting about failed relationships, failed business ventures, incomplete targets and life goals over a bottle (or four) of vino. But this year was different….

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GROWING PAINS

Whilst I gaze out longingly into the horizon in an attempt to look thoughtful, whimsical, and ruminative all at the same time (a mean feat might I add seeing as my right…

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LEAVING YOU

  “When I leave your postcode and your commuting station, When I leave undone the things that we planned to do, You may feel you have been left by association,…

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LIFE LESSONS + STRIPED SESSIONS

I have been busy making plans for the big 30 which is now less than 2 months away. I can’t say that event planning is my favourite thing in the…

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