• THE ART OF THE BRICK

     An interview with Nathan Sawaya, an award winning LEGO® artist and founder of ‘The Art of The Brick’ I still can’t believe this is happening! About a year ago I saw a cool LEGO sculpture on Twitter and discovered that… View Post

    MY BLOG’S FIRST BIRTHDAY!

    I can’t believe that a year ago on the 4th of May I summoned the courage to hit the ‘public’ button on this blog! I was so excited but also very scared; I literally wanted to hide under a rock after the… View Post

    BRIDAL LOOK 2: NIGERIAN BRIDAL MAKEUP

    Introducing look 2 of my 3 part series on bridal makeup: Nigerian Bridal Makeup. If there’s one word to describe traditional Nigerian weddings it would be COLOUR! Nigerians love colour and this is a reflection of the vibrancy of the people… View Post

    DATE SMOOTHIE

    An interview with Dr Asif Munaf, the founder of DATE Smoothie Imagine this: a medical doctor who is a qualified personal trainer, has a master’s degree in public health, has a special interest in nutrition, who is the team doctor… View Post

    MSA’s HEALTHY-ER RHUBARB AND STRAWBERRY COBBLER

      I love a good dessert. In fact, I would happily pay good money for a high quality dessert, even if it’s the same price as a main meal. Cheap, nasty tasting desserts just don’t satisfy my very sweet tooth.… View Post

    BRIDAL LOOK 1: ASIAN BRIDAL MAKEUP

    Introducing look 1 of my 3 part series on Bridal makeup…….. A few months ago, I suddenly had an idea of celebrating bridal makeup across different cultures. I love how different cultures vary in their interpretation of bridal beauty –… View Post

    LIQUID LIPSTICK REVIEW

    _ _ It feels as though liquid lipsticks are everywhere I look these days! Almost every major makeup brand has their own version so it can be daunting to know which liquid lipstick to buy. I have steadily developed a collection… View Post

    DIY WOODEN CLOCK FRAME

      About 2 years ago, I was going to throw away an old IKEA clock which looked as though it had seen better days but something made me pause and look at the clock a bit more intently. I felt as though… View Post

    HOW TO LOOK GOOD IN PHOTOS

    I was hired by the lovely Qian (pronounced ‘Chen’) to create some portraits which she needed for the website of her business. I did her makeup first and then took a series of pictures both indoors and outdoors.  I must… View Post

    LUCOCOA CHOCOLATE

    Did you ever imagine that chocolate could actually be better for you? Well, I didn’t until I heard about Lucocoa – a chocolate that is free from refined sugars and additives. Lucocoa was founded by an amazing London based duo: Amarachi Uzowuru… View Post