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Is Netflix better than sex?!

Netflix is better than sex. Nooo! Wot? Say what now! Under normal circumstances, in situations such as these, I would have coupled that statement with the word ‘allegedly’ meaning ‘without proof’. But no need for that ‘cos there is proof. Plenty of it. To boot. And it comes straight from…

No Ifs…But More Butts?

When I was quite young, I decided to save up as much money as I could get my paws on to pay for what I believed to be a much-needed and life-saving operation. You see, I was well-endowed in the derrière region and spent much of my life being embarrassed…

Flights of Fancy?

I could be wrong about this, but if I have a health condition, I do believe it is my responsibility to take care of myself and not leave that responsibility to others. What do I mean by all this? As we go along, you will get the picture. To begin….

Break the Bias – Do It For The [Black] Girls!

March is the month for The Girls. Mothers’ Day is celebrated this month of course, as is International Women’s Day, which got me thinking about us Black women and how we stand in society today. A report set to be published ahead of International Women’s Day states that there is…

Dark(ey) End of The Street?

Picture this. Two visitors to a village in Devon were left ‘shocked and extremely upset’ by what they saw. What did they see? Did they chance upon a terrible road accident or a building ablaze? No. Did somebody die? Not even that. What then caused these two outsiders to the…

The Law is an Ass… Again!

I have said it before, and I will say it again. The law is an ass. Did I say, the law isan ass? For sure. Especially when it comes to celebrities. Again! Take the case ofFrank Lampard, former Chelsea and England star player. He was in trouble theother week. Well,…

I’m Not Buying It. The Price is Not Right!

What is it about famous people that when they come into contact with the law and particularly when they stand in front of a judge in court, the judge goes all ga ga and seems to lose their marbles over them? Take the case of Katie Price, aka glamour model…

A Christmas Miracle

In a seemingly bleak world with an overwhelming wave of bad news, it’s always good to remind ourselves that there are a lot of amazing and heart-warming stories out there to warm the cockles of your heart, especially at this time of year. Now, here is a real Christmas Story….

Any Black Man Will Do?

There is a very interesting conversation happening right now in Twitterland. It’s about a man. And a woman. The man is Black. The woman is white. The man, Anthony Broadwater, was jailed for 16 years accused and convicted of raping the woman. Author Alice Sebold. When the rape occurred in…

CherylGate: should a white woman present Black music?

A couple of Sundays ago I went to see Chineke! Chamber Ensemble. You know who I mean. The orchestra founded in 2015 by Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE to provide career opportunities for established and yet to be established Black and ethnically diverse classical musicians in the UK and Europe. Chi-Chi’s mission?…