Rape Culture is an environment in which rape is prevalent and in which sexual violence against women is normalised and excused in the media and popular culture. I grew up in the Caribbean. When most people around the world think of the what comes to their mind is beauty, vibrancy, delicious cuisine, sun, sea, infectious music and a chilled out vibe. While these things are true of the Caribbean and while I am forever proud to be a Caribbean woman, there is a dark and incredibly ugly side which we try our best to hide, but which needs to be it up in great big spot lights for the world to see in all its disgraceful glory!! I am from Trinidad, so I speak specifically with reference to Trinidad BUT it is not unique to this island, by any means.
Have you ever been for an interview and they ask "So tell me about yourself"? It's meant to be one of the toughest interview questions because what on earth are you supposed to say, right?! It was not until I started conducting interviews myself that I discovered they want you to say what it is… Continue reading This is Me
With all this hype on social media about showing photos of yourself 10 years apart, it got me feeling nostalgic. My life has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. November 2018 would have made it 10 years since I packed all my and my 2 year old son's shit into two suitcases and left… Continue reading 10 Year Challenge