Year of the Return

As a black woman, I was tired. I was tired of explaining myself, people touching my hair, being disrespected, feeling vulnerable, unappreciated, fighting everything that was set up against me, struggling to break the glass ceiling and trying to bring my brothers and sisters with me. I needed something to renew my spirit so I … More Year of the Return

Kinky Hair Travels

Ever since I was in London and cut off all my hair, a new problem joined my life. What do I do with my hair? How do I do my hair? Is this cute/”ethnic?” or just stupid? I did the super big big chop (went bald) and have never been natural before this. I didn’t … More Kinky Hair Travels

Cliffs of Dover

Solo Route Once my train took off, that was the moment I realized that I didn’t know if I would make it back to London. This was my first solo trip and I was freaking out for every moment of it. My destination was the Birling Gap and I was determined to complete the two … More Cliffs of Dover

First Trip Alone

Although I have been to London over 3 times, this is my first time traveling solo and YES it is weird and intense as ever!! At home I am definitely a loner, but I have never felt such intense emotions until I landed in London. I guess the fact of being away from my friends … More First Trip Alone