I am worried for my daughter

It’s been a while since I was last writing here, but I always promised that this blog would be an open expression of thoughts that wouldn’t be time-sensitive, and hopefully my daughter can read this one day and confidently say that life has changed considerably. Life tells me otherwise, and here I explain why. Recent […]

Indescribable Feelings

One of the biggest frustrations I have with navigating society is the unspoken prejudice. This isn’t unique to race, this can be relatable to gender identification, sexual orientation, disability, and many other minority classifications. The worst part of this is that it is the easiest form of judgement to excuse, and is so subtle, and […]

Experiencing the Jamaican Stereotype

As I’ve found myself in an increasing number of social environments over the years, one thing that never goes away is the Jamaican stereotype. I’m not talking about asking where I’m from, we’ve already addressed that in a previous post, but the constant imitation of a Jamaican Caribbean person. This particular stereotype focusses on the […]

My Thoughts on Black History Month

A dear friend (and cousin) messaged me recently to ask if I’d be doing a post on Black History Month, and in all honesty I wasn’t sure what to say. I didn’t plan to write a post, but even just discussing the terminology was interesting enough in itself to not give it a miss. To […]