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“BoDY PoSiTiVitY = sToP SHOwInG oFf YouR bODy”

Oh hello there. It’s been a while (especially since posting a lingerie post!) but I thought I’d briefly speak on a topic that’s been annoying me for a while, surrounding the ever popular, Body Positivity. A lot of you may…

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The Plus Size Autumn Pieces You Need Now

Alright lads, we’ve finally arrived at my absolute favourite season of them all; Autumn (or Fall, for my US friends!). Early nights, windy mornings, Fashion Week, a legit reason to down 8 mugs of hot chocolate a day, layering outfits…

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Support Black Female Authors

Recently, I have been absolutely loving the plethora of fiction and non-fiction books that have been written recently by black women, especially within the UK. Throughout history, the literary contributions that black women have brought to the table have often…

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Self Portraits of Me Wearing Karl Kani

Yes, I wanted to make the title simple and straight to the point. I went home last week for the bank holidays and realised that I wanted to take a few photos of some outfits that I had taken. After…

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Dating When Plus Sized & Dark Skinned

Oh hello friends. Today I bring you a little essay/rant/thinkpiece about one of my faaavourite subjects (eurgh…): Dating when you’re not only plus sized, but also dark skinned. Disclaimer: everything you will read below is from my own personal experiences…

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1989

I know that the content on my blog has been a bit ‘serious’ lately, so to counter that I thought I’d create something a bit fun! I likes to have fun with fashion every once in a while, and with…

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Why We Build Emotional Walls.

*Building walls/construction – you see how I tied in my photos with today’s subject? #CONTENT* Your walls are high because you’ve learned the hard way that you shouldn’t trust anyone who tells you what you want to hear. You shouldn’t…

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24/7 Contact Vision with Vision Direct

I have suffered with poor eyesight since the age of 11, and since then, have been wearing glasses to help with my short-sightedness. Wearing glasses has always been my safety blanket, and to be honest I was somewhat grateful for…

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The Ends.

I’m what you call a ‘native South Londoner’. I was born in a South London hospital. Grew up in Battersea. Went to primary and secondary schools in South London. Moved to Croydon. Attended a College in South London. Went to…

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Passing on Body Values to my Children

Before you start getting excited, no I am NOT pregnant lmao. I thought I’d chat a bit about the body values I inherited as a child, and what I would want to hopefully pass down to my kids, If I…

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WORKING OUT WHEN YOU’RE PLUS SIZE

Sooo…for the best part of 2 years, I have actively avoided talking about exercise/working out on my blog/platforms. Mostly because I did not want to deal with comments from HARRRRDCORE radical body positivity activists about ‘feeding into diet culture’ and…

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