Author: shestandsfirm

A Letter To The Woman Of Colour

Unapologetically be you. Use the anger, the fear, the happiness and every other emotion you feel as a drive to elevate yourself and others like you. I’m talking about using your emotions to positively transform the situation. Go against all odds, and speak up against […]

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Summer Blog Post Ideas

H A  P P Y  S U M M E R Although I’m more of an autumn girl, I’m excited that summer is finally here. It feels like this is the hottest summer yet in the UK. Here are a few blog post ideas for […]

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The First Day of Summer

Summer is here, and before you know it, 2018 will be over. I’m trying to do as many things as I can and say “yes” to more opportunities.  In honour of the first day of summer, here is an outfit post in a beautiful garden […]

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Homeware Picks

I can’t wait to get my own place and decorate it! This post is an unhealthy accumulation of just a few items that I would love to have inside my own place. A lot of these are expensive so they shall remain on my wishlist […]

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Why I Left Blogger for WordPress

#1 Google owns your ‘Blogger’ account With Google’s terms and conditions, they technically own your account which means they could easily make changes or even delete it if they really wanted (which I am sure they wouldn’t but… the option is there). In essence, you […]

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“YOU” a few words by me

Read and experience my words   Being a woman isn’t easy. You are constantly told by society that you are weak and unable. That you cannot achieve what men can achieve. You are to be inferior. But I believe that as a woman you are […]

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Primary Colours

As a black woman, I constantly get told to “wear more colour”. Being a lover of black, white, and grey, this idea did not come easily to me. A few weeks ago, the phrase “you should wear more colour” became more and more frequent to […]

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If You Have A Voice, Speak.

As women, we have been silenced since long before I can remember. Female authors were encouraged to publish their work anonymously. Female artists have a harder time getting their work displayed in shows/ exhibitions. Especially black female artists. But I’ll save my thoughts on that […]

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RED

…And I’m not talking about that Taylor Swift album.   Red. All the high street stores seem to be fascinated with this colour lately this season. What’s interesting is that it’s not a maroon or burgundy red, but a BRIGHT red. Like Clifford the Bid […]

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