A while ago, I happened upon @veryverypuzzled on Instagram. I was so impressed by the account. Not only was it promoting an Africa map puzzle, which I am always here for, but it also shone a light on modern-day Black icons and historical kings, queens and rulers of Africa in a very engaging way. It… Continue reading Very Very Puzzled – A Review
Yes, this is a post about how I feel when I see a Black child with a white doll and why I think it is extremely problematic. Yes, this is a post about why I believe that Black and dual-heritage Black/white children should be given Black dolls to play with. No, this isn’t a… Continue reading I Want That One (Not the Black One)
So, a couple of weeks ago, I was gifted some tickets to go and visit Shrek’s Adventure! London. For those of you who don’t know, it’s an immersive and very interactive experience, that also features some 4D action! Obviously, I took the opportunity to take the girls down to London’s South Bank to break up… Continue reading Shrek’s Adventure! London – A Review
This is Cilla. She’s a mum. She’s also a stepmum. I don’t have any personal experience of stepmum life. However, I do have family and close friends who have/are step-parents and these relationships vary greatly. Some are fantastic. Others are toxic. We all know about The Wicked Stepmother. She hates her stepchildren, especially if they… Continue reading What’s In A Name?
It’s not often that I come across children’s books that feature a Black girl as the main character. It’s even less common that I come across children’s books that feature a Black girl and her father as the main characters. So, how ecstatic do you think I was when I discovered the Daddy Do My… Continue reading Daddy Do My Hair? – A Children’s Book Review