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February 27, 2017 0 Comments Articles, Writing

The Embezzlement of Cultural Appropriation

It’s getting quite painful watching people both wilfully and accidentally misuse the term cultural appropriation. A recent example being Marc Jacobs, who came into the firing line for his use of dreadlocks in his recent runway show. Whilst I found the dreadlock thing an interesting decision on his part, it was his defence that ‘no…

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October 20, 2016 0 Comments Writing

British Curlies Article

Check out my article about the Daddy Do My Hair series on the British Curlies website. The book is also available to buy from the online shop. Daddy Do My Hair…the Journey to writing my first book  

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October 12, 2016 0 Comments Writing

The Making of Daddy Do My Hair? Beth’s Twists

Tomorrow, I officially become a published author with the release of my first children’s book, Daddy Do My Hair? Beth’s Twists. It has been a long time coming and very much a labour of love. I just hope the book gets out there and makes an impact. You can buy the book online (Amazon, Wordery,…

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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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March 14, 2016 0 Comments Writing

Writing My First Book

I’m trying to write a book. I’ve been trying to write a book for over 3 years. This mainly consisted of me saying I’m going to write a book then doing sod all about actually writing the book. But I think I’m really truly ready to write my book! Ever since I started My Long…

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