THE BATTLE BETWEEN LIVING LIFE AND WISHING IT AWAY 

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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’ […]

#4 HANNAH AJALA- BBC JOURNALIST- “I WAS OBSESSED WITH FILM-MAKING AND STORY-TELLING!”

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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!!!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HOW TO: CREATE AND SUSTAIN YOUR OWN SOCIAL MEDIA BRAND

Reading Time: 7 minutes Two of my friends asked me for some advice about starting online projects. It made me realise that over the years I have gathered some tips and tricks and I am the type of person to share my knowledge, no matter how limited. Firstly, I’m going to blow my trumpet a little and tell you […]

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