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Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

As a Christian, I always look forward to going to church on Sunday; it makes my week and my weekend. So I was particularly looking forward to going to two services this weekend, as my son is home from Uni and we were going to go to his church, at Jesus House, together to get … Continue reading

LFW AW12 – Is Black Beautiful?

When on Friday, my good friend and beauty blogger, beautypulseLONDON, turned down a breakfast meet-up to attend London fashion week, it got me thinking… There has been a lot of talk this week about British fashion, the British fashion industry and how much the fashion industry contributes to the economy.  In Friday’s Evening Standard, the … Continue reading

The Day The World Went To Church

Saturday, 18 February, not a traditional day for going to church for Christians, was a day the world went to church.  The funeral service of the pop singing icon, Whitney Houston, was watched by millions of people around the world, but like many services of its type, rather than being a sober dirge of misery … Continue reading

Racism In Football – Musings of a Black Briton

Last Saturday afternoon, the recent saga of racism in football continued, with Luis Suarez, the Liverpool  player who racially abused Patrice Evra of Manchester United, refusing to shake hands with him. Alan Shearer on Match of the day said of the unsporting behaviour, ‘It’s a bad day for football, it’s a bad day for the … Continue reading

No Praying Please! We Are British!

As a Christian living in London, the most diverse city in the world, with a very diverse background ( I was once married to a Muslim, my father converted to Christianity to marry my mother, and my brother follows traditional Yoruba religion) I’ve come to think of myself as someone who accepts other people’s beliefs as their … Continue reading

White As Snow

Welcome to my new Sunday blog, where I talk about my faith. As a Christian, I look forward to going to church on Sundays. Especially when I’ve had a hard week (I’ve been having many of those lately) and when that happens, it helps to have something to believe in; to have a perspective that … Continue reading