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#3 RONKE LAWAL FEATURE: HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS WHEN IT’S HARD!!!

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 […]

#2 HOW TO BE A CREATIVE!! ALL THE LINKS YOU WILL EVER NEED!! – #CareersForCreatives 

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 […]

FALLING OFF – AMBER-SIMONE GAYLE – GUEST POST

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. […]

#1 WHAT’S A C R E A T I V E?! – CAREERS FOR CREATIVES SERIES

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 […]

WORDS TO LIVE BY – WORDS OF SELF-AFFIRMATION ARE IMPORTANT

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 […]

HOW A NON-CHRISTIAN MADE JESUS ‘KNOWN’ TO ME

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.

YOU’RE DOING GREAT, SWEETIE- DON’T BE IN A RUSH, HUN X

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 […]

HAPPY(?) FIVE YEAR BLOG ANNIVERSARY

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 […]

DRESSES AND FLOWERS – LOOKBOOK + VIDEO

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 […]

CHRISTIAN FEMINIST? FEMINIST CHRISIAN?

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 […]

MOTIVATING WHILE UNMOTIVATED – LEONIE MILLS – GUEST POST

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 […]

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