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Book Update | Daddy do My Hair?

There has been very little movement with my YA novel, but before you tut at me, know…

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Vegan Diaries | June 2016

I thought I’d update you guys on my vegan journey. In short I’m not a vegan yet……

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I'm Tola, welcome to my crazy world where I'm mother to Miss E, trying to write my first book and blog about all things hair!

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June 27, 2016 0 Comments Writing

Book Update | Daddy do My Hair?

There has been very little movement with my YA novel, but before you tut at me, know that I have a good excuse. A couple of months back, I saw a beautiful illustration by @illustration316 which depicted a young black girl getting her done by her father. I was so inspired by the picture, it…

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June 20, 2016 0 Comments Food, Lifestyle

Vegan Diaries | June 2016

I thought I’d update you guys on my vegan journey. In short I’m not a vegan yet… I am not even close. I decided to take the process slowly and cut out animal products bit by bit. I tried being a vegetarian, which lasted all of a week. I actually quite enjoyed the process as it…

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June 8, 2016 0 Comments Motherhood

Motherhood | The plan vs reality – The Birth

If you haven’t already read the previous instalments in this series, you can do so HERE. The Plan No epidural, no caesarean, be out of the hospital the same day. I’d ordered my Tens machine, packed my hospital bag and waited patiently for the little ‘un to arrive by moving furniture and putting decals onto her…

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April 19, 2016 1 Comment Motherhood

Motherhood | The plan vs reality

It took 6 years of marriage before I finally decided I was truly ready to have children. It took me this long because whilst yes, I was incredibly broody, I was far more scared of doing a bad job as a parent. I wanted everything to be perfect and it took me six years to…

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March 28, 2016 0 Comments Lifestyle

I’m thinking of going vegan

Ever since I started doing smoothies I’ve been enraptured by the Instagram feeds of the people I stalk online. I quickly realised that they all seemed to have one thing in common…Veganism. Now ‘m a born and bred meat loving African and I have no ethical issues with meat. Whilst I don’t eat an awful…

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