WHY WANDE GETTING SIGNED TO REACH RECORDS IS A WIN FOR CHH MUSIC AS A WHOLE AND NOT JUST FEMALE ARTISTS

The name Wande means ‘(The child) sought me out’ in the Nigerian language Yoruba. And if we link this meaning to Reach Record’s latest signed artist, Wande, you will see how prophetic it is. Since before her time at the University of Texas where she studied Journalism and Public Relations, Wande has been known on […]

BEING DIAGNOSED WITH DYSLEXIA AS AN ADULT

I was recently commissioned to write a short version of my dyslexia story for Metro.co.uk and that can be read here. After doing well in school, Paula Ugochukwu, 21 from London, was part way through a Journalism degree at a Russell Group university when she was diagnosed with a learning disability. At the ripe old […]

BUILD BRIDGES, BURN IDOLS – CHUDE OBUAYA GUEST BLOGGER

Reconciliation is a sensitive subject. Depending on who you ask, you are bound to get different answers and no matter how advanced society claims to get, truth still matters. There can only be one truth and that is found in the bible. When we distort truth and create our own, that is idolatry. This is […]

YOU DON’T ALWAYS HAVE TO BE ‘ON’!

Being a part of a generation that really celebrates your outward achievements and accolades is hard. With just a scroll of the timeline, you will see people creating and producing amazing things and it can feel like the world is moving on and leaving you behind. Well… I’m here to say, that is okay. You […]

BLACK, FEMALE AND CHRISTIAN! I’M A MINORITY CREATIVE

In case you missed it: Hi, I’m Paula and I’m Black, a woman and a Christian. Now that you have been caught up to speed, welcome. Being part of a subsection of a subsection of a subsection of society (a subsection squared, if you like!) in the creative industry is an interesting and unique experience […]

PAULA’S 12-MONTH INTERNSHIP AT THE BODY SHOP INTERNATIONAL

Last summer I completed a 12-month industrial placement at The Body Shop International’s Global Head Office in Croydon, London. I was the International Digital Recruitment intern working as part of the International Human Resources team. It had an amazing year and learnt SO much. After continually getting questions about my internship (on social media and […]

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. […]

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 […]

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