Stella Prize 2021 Longlist Announcement


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I had the pleasure of watching the Stella Prize 2021 Longlist announcement  this morning on YouTube. It’s actually the first time I took the time to do that in a while. I don’t think I’ve followed any major literary prize closely since Bernadine Evaristo had to share The Booker Prize win with Margaret Atwood.  That […]

March 4, 2021

ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 17 & 18


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  Day 17 – A 2010s Classic I couldn’t resist choosing Lighthead by Terrance Hayes. This was the first collection I read. Y him which wasn’t suggested to me by Danielle from Dani! Dany! Danie! On Instagram. I was not disappointed. His poetry is meaningful, intentional, and creative. I know poetry can often times turn […]

February 18, 2020

Overview: My reading in 2019


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Quote:  “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies…. The man who never reads only lives one.”                                                                            […]

January 1, 2020

24 Books to Christmas – Day 3


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Today I’m proposing something a little different.  I’ve recently got back into journaling last month with Comfy Cozy Up‘s #ajournalmood writing challenge over on Instagram. We journaled every day  in November to a different prompt word. We then posted a short video of ourselves journaling or of a picture of our journal page for the […]

December 5, 2019

My Reading in February 2019


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We are now well into March and finally I’m taking a moment to reflect on what I managed to read during last month.  February was very active since I was celebrating Black History Month through #ReadSoulLit.  Firstly I’d like to thank everyone deeply for taking the time to post, to share, to encourage others to […]

March 17, 2019

Black History Month UK


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October was designated as Black History Month in the UK by Akyaaba Addai Sebo in 1987. This was as a result to the riots of the 1980s in the UK when black Britons fought for tolerance and acceptance and their fight against racism and marginalization headlined. Black History Month was chosen to be in the […]

October 22, 2018