#LoveIt: New Purdey’s Advertising campaign 

Ok if you know me you know my love for Idris runs deep. We’re practically family through our Sierra Leonean heritage. (Yes, the Ghanians can’t claim him entirely though I love them too.) Purdey’s are working with Idris to encourage people to follow their dreams. This follows a recent trend in advertising  where aspiration and…

Review: Cité des Sciences et de l’industrie, Paris

People always tell you that taking your kids abroad is important  so they become citizens of the world. What they don’t tell you is the benefits of travelling as a single parent. The first time I came to Paris I definitely came as a tourist. My friend and I did the typical sites (Eiffel Tower,…

Paris Day 1 : Lessons Learnt 

It’s been the longest day. The Songbird woke up at 6am and after travelling via  multiple modes of transport, including an airplane, we’ve arrived.  We’re staying at the Residome Appart Hotel Val D’Europe. As implied by the name, it’s a hotel/apartment with a super cute kitchenette. The location though an hour away from Paris is…

Globetrotting | Paris

As I type I’m on the cusp of taking a leap of faith. The songbird and I are going abroad. Just the two of us. For three nights.  I remember the first time I mentioned going abroad. A relative put the fear of G*d into me. “You can’t go alone. You should hurry up and…

5 a day: Make it happen (4/4)

It’s the final day of my musical 5 a day challenge, hopefully you’ve had a positive week. Here’s my final track. 

Your 5 a day: Off the wall (3/4)

I sometimes forget how powerful music can be in changing your mood so every day leading up to World Health Day I’m sharing a different track to uplift you.  Today, I’ve called on the legend that is Michael Jackson. 

A good Queen Bee always takes a break from the hive

This series of blogs are from my unpublished book, Worker Bee 2 Queen Bee. If you want to know the history behind it you can read more about it in my confession.  Running a business is really like having a child. If you choose to consult on multiple projects as I have, it’s actually like…

Your 5 a day: Gold (2/4)

Everyone knows that a good tune makes the heart sing so in anticipation of World Health Day I’m giving you a portion of your musical five a day.  Today’s track is Gold by Beverly Knight. People have always slept on Beverley’s talent but this is one of the most powerful tracks of the last decade…

Your 5 a day: Optimistic (1/4)

It’s World Health Day on Thursday 7th April and I believe music is the key to the soul so I’ll be playing a track over the next five days that I believe is uplifting.  Don’t forget to tell me what track gets you motivated. 

Tamu Thomas |Designer

This series of blogs are from my unpublished book, Worker Bee 2 Queen Bee. If you want to know the history behind it you can read more about it in my confession. Mother to a daughter.  The impulsive procrastinator successful launches an international brand I primarily have a clothing brand called Kenema and started that…