Tag Archives: Africa

International Day for Rural Women

15th October is the International Day for Rural Women. Did you know… • Women produce 50% of the world’s food, but only own 1% of the land. • Rural women comprise more than one quarter of the total world population. … Continue reading

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Still rising

I couldn’t think of a better place to hear the sad news of Maya Angelou’s passing. I was in one of my favourite places, somewhere I visit without fail, with my daughters, at least once a week; I was at … Continue reading

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Call to action (stir your heart)

Some adverts make you want things you don’t have or need. That’s the whole ethos of advertising. Adverts are supposed to create: Attention Interest (raise your awareness) Desire (make you want what’s on offer) Action (lead you to the final … Continue reading

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Keep on Moving

The date was set. It had been in my diary and on the kitchen calendar for months. I was asked to speak about black achievement and, although it wasn’t actually Black History Month in December, the topic I was to … Continue reading

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Flourishing Women: Let me introduce you to: Ayo-Dele

Let me introduce you to one more of my Flourishing Women, before the year is out. She is a breath of fresh air… Tell me about yourself Hello my name is Ayo-Dele. I’m a wife, mother, singer/actress London born Naija … Continue reading

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