Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Want a creative career* in Marketing, Journalism, Music or Technology but you don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! (Updated 21st May 2020) When I first decided I wanted to be a creative, I did not know where to start! There weren’t many people doing what I was doing. It wasn’t […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes by Amber-Simone Gayle ‘Falling off is perfectly okay, unless you are on a bridge, then it may not be so wise to do so.’ How many times have you felt like you’ve got it all together? Like every aspect of your life is finally under control and going in the direction you want it to. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes I often refer to myself as a ‘Creative’. To me, a Creative is someone who creates art in some way. A lot of the time, I use the term to refer to someone in the visual arts such as photography, videography, art, music, literature etc but of course, anyone can be a Creative! This new […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute This year has been.. a journey, to say the least! Everyone I’ve spoken to seems to feel the same way – this year was one for the books. This has been a year of pruning and growth. A year of preparation and maturing. And for that we should be grateful. For 2018, I wish you […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve probably heard that words are powerful so be careful what you say. I’m here to tell you, you are, or rather you become, who you tell yourself you are. As a Woman of Faith, it is so vital that I speak positive things over and into my life. I say, out loud or in […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes As a Christian, one of my primary beliefs is the Gospel as good news to be shared. I believe I am called to know Jesus and tell other people of Him. It’s my job to make Him known.
Growing up in the UK, most people had some idea (however skewed it is) of who Jesus is – mainly down to Religious Education in school.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve always been too fast and too smart for my own good. That kid that wants to get involved in everything. And now I am at the age where that translates into being the woman with all of the ideas and the mentality that she can do them all. Superwoman, basically. At the beginning of […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes So my blog, this very blog, is FIVE years old this month! It’s crazy that one quarter of my life has consisted of this blog. Over that time, the vision for this blog has changed considerably. I experiemented with how personal I wanted to make it. It’s funny that I’m celebrating five years today when […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m ending my fast! I wrote this post two days ago. I had decided I was ending my social media fast today but as it got closer to today I was no longer sure anymore. Was I ended the fast because God had told me to? Was I ending it because I missed social media? […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute I have really enjoyed exploring photography and videography a lot more in the last few months. I even started working as a freelance photographer – something I’ve always wanted to do but never thought I would. I am just so blessed to be surrounded by creative and supportive people who push me to keep learning. And also people I […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes As of now, I’ve handed in four out of five of my assignments due this month. I submitted two group projects today and if that has taught me anything it’s I handle stress badly. I am a really good team player – and that’s not me boasting! And I really do thrive under pressure. But […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Christian. Feminist. Can you be both? Are the two mutually exclusive? As a Christian, we are often taught views about women that can come across as sexist or oppressive. Often these views are ‘legitimised’ by Bible scriptures so they aren’t questioned or opposed. On the other side of the spectrum, the media tells you that […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have ever been in this position, you’ll know how hard it is. Being in a position of leadership or being responsible for other people is never easy. But what happens when the success or failure of something rests and you and your vim is in the minus region. When procrastination affects other people […]