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Contemplating Blackness

I don’t just want this to be a sob story about how hard it has been to live as a black female. I want to give you a taste of how my existence in relation to race changes and develops from a hindsight perspective, knowing what I know now from the bible, academia and from […]

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Confronting my Hair

This is long overdue but I’m gonna address something that I get asked about all the time. “Is that your real hair?” This is a question that floats through the everyday conversation of my life. Every time I post a new picture, every time I go to the beauty supply store for some products – […]

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Pepper goes Plant-Based?

Sorry it’s a day late this week guys, it’s been really hard to balance the blog and coursework during quarantine because of my laptop situation. But whether it’s late or finished 5 minutes before the promised time, the blog must go on. This is the first sustainable post I’ve made since I started the blog […]

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EZRA x Pepper

So, the past week has been super fun. I’ve been working with EZRA, a sustainable sleepwear brand to give some tips for building an ethical wardrobe, and busting myths about ethical shopping. I could talk all day but I’m actually just super excited to show you what we’ve been doing (click on the cute lil’ […]

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Upcycling Week

This week, I tried to upcycle clothes instead of going thrifting for the pieces I wanted. I’ve just spent a week making clothes from old pieces I wanted to throw out, charity shop items and the works. Trust me, ya girl had a lot of clothes to work with. But I got out my trusty […]

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Death to the Friendzone

Apologies for the lack of blog this weekend – with Galentine’s Day and the busy weekend I just found myself in a bit of a pickle trying to get time to write. But on the topic of Valentine’s, I found myself thinking not about the couples who were off to fancy restaurants. I thought a […]

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And So?

Many of you will know that I’m a Christian and have been for 2 and a half years. It’s the first thing on my Instagram bio, I post about it a lot, the majority of the people I know are Christians etc. But the question from there is often “So what?” Like what relevance does […]

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