"I like the Eiffel Tower because it looks like steel and lace" 🇫🇷 (Spot me jumping for joy because I found the *real* Eiffel Tower... In France, who knew?)
Black women's biggest hair problem is that they think their hair is a problem. You'll hear that natural hair isn't for everyone. It's literally attached to your head - it doesn't get more 'for you' than that. 🙌🏾💃🏾
My quest for 10,000 steps a day brings me to places like this. Water, ducks, sunshine - how can you not feel at peace here?
"Water Lilies is an extension of my life. Without the water, the lilies cannot live, as I am without art" ~ Claude Monet 🎨🌺 If you were ever confused about why he painted the same scenes over and over again, the beauty here answers all your questions.
"The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration" ~ Claude Monet 🎨 Yes, this time I actually did go to France. 🇫🇷
Bienvenue à Paris! Lol jk this is just Poland's version of the Eiffel Tower on the side of the road somewhere 🗼
Fort Jesus - a 16th Century UNESCO World Heritage site in Mombasa, Kenya. Necessitated by the Turkish, designed by Italians, run by the Portuguese and conquered by Omani Arabs; all unwelcome strangers to a land where they traded enslaved people and their histories alongside spices and silk. 🙏🏾
FUN FACT: Nyhavn was built by Swedish prisoners of war (turns out you didn't have to travel far to pillage, if you were a Viking). Nyhavn is definitely the view I had in my mind when I booked Copenhagen and while it's beautiful, it turns out that the Danes seem to love putting colourful rows of houses all across the city so....
I finally took my first ever solo trip! I went to Denmark for the first time and (without getting too 'inspirational travel blog') it was a fantastic experience, I learned a lot about myself and I urge you to try it if you haven't already. You don't need to go far, or for long. But go. Not everyday try to organise a holiday in a groupchat. You're welcome in advance. ~ "Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without travelling" 👸🏾
'Black Lives, Black Words' asks a question I wish didn't exist: "Do black lives matter today?" A fantastic collection of short plays and the atmosphere is absolutely electric inside the @BushTheatre. Make time to see it if you can and maybe bring someone who wouldn't normally go on their own. Too often it seems as if meaningful work like this is 'preaching to the converted'.... 🎭 ✊🏾 #BlackLivesMatter #SayHerName #BlackLivesBlackWords