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WHAT LOSING MY 284 DAY STREAK ON THE YOUVERSION BIBLE APP TAUGHT ME

When the YouVersion Bible app first added streaks and perfect weeks last year, I was a little sceptical. I may or may not have had thoughts along the lines of: “Um… why?” “This isn’t Snapchat!” “Let’s not force it now. In the world but not of it… remember?!” But I can admit when I’m wrong […]

MY RTS BURSARY DIARY: WHY AM I THE ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY’S BIGGEST CHEERLEADER?

Originally written for the Royal Television Society and posted here   When I learnt of the Royal Television Society (RTS) bursaries in 2015, I knew I had to apply. Any organisation actively committed to the diversification and inclusion of underrepresented groups within the British media will always hold a place in my heart. Plus, being […]

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO ‘ENJOY GOD WHEN IT IS BORING – THE EVERYDAY, THE MUNDANE

In his YouTube video ‘Enjoy God When It’s Boring’, Joseph Solomon talks about glorifying God even in the mundane, ‘everyday’ activities like going to work or school. He draws on 1 Corinthians 10:31, where Paul is telling the Christians in Corinth to make sure that everything they do, including their eating and drinking, brings glory to God. […]

WHAT I WORE IN LISBON (LISBOA), PORTUGAL – LOOKBOOK [VIDEO]

My sister and I had an amazing time in Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon! I have put together a little lookbook of the outfits I wore over the four days and four nights. Lisbon was amazing! We lived in the historical center of the city which meant we were able to wonder around and explore castles, […]

DARREN APPIAGYEI: CARVING UP A STORM – GUEST POST

By Chijioke Anosike What do you get when you mix exotic wood with a man who lives for attention to detail? You get In The Grain, Darren Appiagyei’s, product design company which specialises in bespoke wooden pieces to cater to your tastes.   In The Grain is a design company which aim is to give unique […]

CELEBRATING AT PRINCE CHARLES’ 70TH BIRTHDAY PARTY WITH PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN – AND DEALING WITH IMPOSTER SYNDROME

It was an honour to be able to attend His Royal Highness, Prince of Wales, Prince Charles’ 70th birthday celebration in London a couple of weeks ago. Six months before his actual birthday. The ceremony was held in the Buckingham Palace Gardens and was for members of the different charities and organisations Prince Charles is […]

THE BATTLE BETWEEN LIVING LIFE AND WISHING IT AWAY 

I feel like I’m in the middle of two seasons in my life right now. One season that is definitely not my favourite season. Which is making me strongly believe that the next season will in response be the best I’ve ever had. Whether or not that is actually realistic is not the point. I’m […]

THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CVS AND COVER LETTERS

After working in recruitment and screening hundreds of CVs, cover letters and portfolios at work, I have picked up a few best practices for CVs that I thought I’d share with you all. Make sure to share too! The Dos and Don’ts of CVs and Cover Letters! DO use headings and sub-headings to make your […]

#5 CALLEDOUT MUSIC INTERVIEW – “MY CREATIVE PROCESS REVOLVES AROUND THE MUSIC MEANING SOMETHING.”

Interviewed by Paula Melissa Interview date: 15/02/2017 Feature Image by Jonathan Luchow Despite only joining the UK Gospel music scene as CalledOut Music two years ago, singer-songwriter and musician Samuel Nwachukwu is a firm favourite across all ages. He is known for hits like ‘I Am Free’, ‘My Prayer’ and ‘You’re Mine’. The name ‘CalledOut’ comes […]

#4 Hannah Ajala – BBC Journalist – “I was obsessed with film-making and story-telling!”

Interviewed, filmed and edited by Paula Melissa Interview date: 29/01/2018 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is one of the world’s largest media organisations. A national treasure! It was absolutely amazing interviewing BBC World Service journalist, Hannah Ajala as she talks about her creative journey. Here is our two part interview where she discusses her start […]

#3 Ronke Lawal Feature: How To Start Your Own Business When It’s Hard!!!

Interviewed by Paula Melissa Interview date 26/01/2018 Pictures by Nuraan Ackers East London’s very own, PR and Communications professional Ronke Lawal is no stranger to the power of Public Relations, social media marketing and brand management for businesses. After founding her own PR agency, Ariatu Public Relations nearly 14 years ago, Ronke has gone on […]

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