Category: Blog – The Now

I Refuse to Say Fai*lur*

Mid September and I pulled up to the gate of my mate’s home to pick her up for the airport. We were about to head for our yoga retreat – eagerly anticipating relaxation, sea, sunshine, mind & body balance in beautiful Benirras in Ibiza. But I’m interrupted by a ping...

Lifeline: Open Up & Talk

Adapted for Brown Girl Magazine on 25th September 2017. How can one lighten the sad demise of Chester Bennington, who chose to leave the earth plane last month? A victim of child sex abuse at 7 years old to a supposed male friend, 10 years his senior. He was afraid...

Head Up, Back Straight, Stand Tall

June month gone has called for a review of where I stand today. It’s been a frustrating month to keep the momentum rolling at a forward pace, but I keep being nudged from that Unknown Force to remind me that I stand tall, at least 5ft 7, an inch taller...

Telepathy & Voices

Please don’t assume that hearing voices automatically means you have schizophrenia or psychosis, as is commonly perceived. They can be uplifting, even insightful, like a sixth sense. In fact a host of famous people, from past and present, have talked and written about hearing voices. These include Gandhi, Freud, Anthony...

Get Up Outta Ya Skin

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, I dedicate this blog to the Heads Together campaign, the lead charity at this year’s London Marathon, supported by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The campaign aims to change the way we have conversations about mental health. Just prior...

Take the Damn Olive Branch, Will Ya?

Here I am, hot pursuing my film dream, I’ve a great social life, self-esteem is at an all time high, yet I can’t bag a first date!   What do I have to do to get a date? It’s not as if I’m not trying, nor am I trying too...

The Brief Beginning of the NOW

The magic of being in THE NOW moment began back in Julyish, propelling me to write and co-produce my first short film, which kinda came out of the synchronicityy blue. I’m currently working on the second…that of course meant I had to push this blog back. Having wanted to launch this...