I’ve learned that there’s certain people you can’t invite to your house these days. Those guys that’ll see a gadget in your front room then ask you how much it costs. Dudes will be pricing up your items like you’re on “Can’t Pay, Take It Away” and be so brazen about it. Bro, please don’t … Continue reading Pocket Watchers
This pandemic has impacted us all in different ways so I thought it would be a good opportunity to showcase one’s personal experience. And this is true for my friend Alainiṣẹ… but of course Alainiṣẹ isn’t her real name but you know, let’s work with it. As a background, Alainiṣẹ was a graduate working within … Continue reading Unemployed, But Liberated
Some of you guys were your barber’s first customers in three months and it shows… some of the cuts I’ve been seeing on social media is like you were trimmed by your arch-nemesis. Those ‘get a bowl and shave around’ type trims. I can picture it now, the barber’s hands trembling as he’s lining you … Continue reading Don’t Touch My Hair
And just when you thought I was running out of Corona content, our very own Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister was outed for breaking lockdown rules; sending the U.K into an absolute frenzy! That’s right, Dominic Cummings – the man who helped iron out the COVID-19 lockdown measures – broke the COVID-19 lockdown measures… … Continue reading COVID-19: Cummings or Going?
This is what winds me up. Time after time after time black people will recount their negative experiences within society and with the police authorities yet it constantly falls on deaf ears. “You’re exaggerating”, “you’re using the race card”, “you’re not the only ones who experience hardship”, they often respond. This, my fellow readers is … Continue reading I Can’t Breathe…
Stay Alert, Control The Virus, Save Lives.. yep, that’s the slogan that Boris wants the nation to get behind… Stay Alert!? That’s the advice you give your under 16s when they’re defending a corner-kick. “Corner taken quickly, ORIGI”! I’m surprised he didn’t follow up with “Don’t Lose Your Man”. Seeing Boris shaking his fist at … Continue reading COVID-19: Stay Alert
The last couple of weeks during lockdown have been uber-productive for me! In the last couple days alone I’ve managed to become a master chef, ran a 5k in 5 minutes, hosted a financial advice seminar with Jeff Bezos, developed a vaccine for COVID-19 & 20 whilst still having enough time to raise more money … Continue reading COVID-19: Quarantining
If I see another social media challenge I’m gonna lose it, completely. Now I get that we’re all bored, especially me whose Instagram Stories has slowly turned into a meme page, but most of these challenges are bordering on cringe. Admittedly I did get tagged in the ‘Run 5 Donate 5 Nominate 5’ challenge which … Continue reading COVID-19: Jaded
So it’s my third week of self-isolation since COVID-19 jumped into the Houseparty group and locked the room. It didn’t even notify anyone before entering, just ghosted onto the scene like a thief in the night. Apparently it takes 21 days to form a habit but this quarantine lifestyle isn’t something I’m trying to get … Continue reading COVID-19: Lockdown
Week one of self-isolation… no, I haven’t tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) but work aren’t taking any chances and have told staff to work from home on a two week cycle. I’ve finally hit that level of paranoia where I’m taking decisive actions regarding my movements and interactions. The trigger wasn’t even the ever … Continue reading COVID-19: Self-Isolation
I apologise, this blog is about three years too late since I jumped on the property ladder. In fact, I’m even flirting with the idea of cashing in and upgrading to a new place… I say cashing in but Brexit has been the kryptonite to the housing market so prices haven’t moved since. Anyways, I’ve … Continue reading How I Bought My Home
So I’m contemplating advertising for a PA role to sort out my life lol. I won’t front, this will be very much unpaid but it’ll give a lucky someone the opportunity to join me on this arduous journey of juggling all my priorities. From working nine to five, to blogging, running, gymming, socialising etc, I’ve … Continue reading Adulting Without You
I’ve officially written the same amount of blogs this year than I did the whole of last year… I really don’t know what to make of that lol. To be honest, I definitely gathered a second wind at the turn of the year, made a conscience effort to blog more and promote my content, and … Continue reading Struggle Love
Officially the 50th blog, **UPDATE** 49th now as I’ve had to delete an old problematic one! I even deleted a couple of my early blogs cos’ the jokes didn’t fly like I’d want ‘em to; quality over quantity most definitely. I’ve also got a couple of unreleased blogs sitting in the archives, Lord knows if … Continue reading Managing Your Money
New Year’s Resolutions… are they still a thing? I kinda liken them to internet trolls, you probably shouldn’t take them too seriously… but you can’t help but entertain ’em once in a while. *Queue the ‘gym’s are going to be rammed in January’ jokes*. The most common resolution i hear all the time is the … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
Did you know there’s a correlation between one’s skin colour and their responses in a half marathon convo? White people ask about the marathon course or how long you’ve been training; black people be like “is it one of those work bonding things” lol. Truth is I don’t know why I started training if I’m … Continue reading Sofa to Half Marathon
So… I haven’t blogged in a while. Unfortunately there’s no fascinating story I can give to explain my absence. Wasn’t working on any business ideas which was eating up my hours, neither was I serving time in pen for a minor offence like some of you guys baby fathers. I’ve just been taking a back … Continue reading The Life-Changing Magic
Does racism still exist? I asked myself the same question when I returned back from holiday in Paris last month. Attempting to pass through customs, my mates and I (all black males) were stopped for a “routine bag check” and had our items x-ray’d in a separate queue which ultimately led to a ten minute … Continue reading Does Racism Still Exist?
The third and final excerpt documenting my time living abroad in Athens, Greece. Continue reading My Big Fat Greek Adventure (Part III)
The second excerpt documenting my time living abroad in Athens, Greece. Continue reading My Big Fat Greek Adventure (Part II)
The first excerpt documenting my time living abroad in Athens, Greece. Continue reading My Big Fat Greek Adventure (Part I)
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