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More than once a day I see that another black male has died in London and I can’t come to terms with the fact that this is so normalised. When you grow up in an area where all you know is violence from a young age, where people dying and killing around you isn’t a …

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  With all of the spotlight on our lovely Prime Minister (can you hear the sarcasm, I hope so.) and the threat of conflict hovering, it’s really put things into perspective. Things like this highlight all the little things we worry about in life, and anyone who knows me, knows I’m an expert at worrying. …

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Ready, set, GO! or should I say ready, set, goal! Welcome to the game of life, where everyone has equal chances to shine. We live in an abundant universe, and all play an important instrument in the musical called life. Congratulations! Universe — one song (Uni- one, verse- song). With our unique talents, abilities and interests, we …

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A new novel by London blogger Carolina Are, a.k.a. Blogger On Pole, explores consent, rape, mental illness, immigration, social and professional uncertainty and survival in the age of #MeToo with the London nightlife scene as a backdrop. The Story Bad/Tender is a story rooted deep in the London nightlife scene, made of charming ‘mixologists’, foodie bloggers and rivers of alcohol. Narrated in …

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I have prepared myself for the inevitability of you rolling your eyes after reading the title of this piece. I am sure you are very much sick and tired of Brexit and all the debate surrounding it; you just want it to be over and done with. However, I am of the unpopular belief that …

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Pushing through when you’re mentally drained can be taxing on your body. I understand that we can’t ignore our obligations, or suddenly drop responsibilities, although a lot of us seem to celebrate sacrificing sleep in order to achieve our goals. It’s important to realise that we are human, and there will be moments when we …

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I always write my articles about something I’m currently experiencing or have experienced because I feel they are a lot more relatable that way. This topic is dear to my heart because I’ve recently graduated less than a year ago. I was supposed to graduate the year before in 2016 but that’s another thing I …

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The difference their financial behaviours If you have been observing society, especially class differences you would realise that there is one thing each class distinctively does which allows them to remain in their class system. The poor buy cheap and financially manageable things, the middle class buy liabilities thinking they are assets and the wealthy …

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I recently came across a very shocking title. It read as, “Pregnant Women In Ghana Are Taking Pills To Bleach Their Unborn Babies’ Skins”. The societal ill of colourism has obviously not died, rearing its ugly head once again and maybe in the worst possible way. In Ghana, pregnant women are either orally ingesting or …

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A few articles ago, we discussed getting your side hustle on. The benefits of starting a side hustle during University or your day job. Let’s recap the reasons why side hustles are crucial in this day in age. A side hustle is crucial in creating a security blanket for yourself especially at University or Full-time …

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