In the western world, black women are at war against beauty standards that are designed to keep them on the out. Actually, Black people are at war with a lot of things at the moment – unfair graduate recruitment is just one of many marshmallows on the open fire (if you’ve watched How to Break […]


I am not Fat.

I am not fat. No seriously, I’m not. Okay guys, so I’ve had an epiphany during the commute to work – the language we use affects how we see ourselves, how we see others, and how we act in response. Let’s talk auxiliary verbs: to be, to do, to have. So, when someone is on […]


Pepper Harvest

“Who are you?” “Why is your blog called Pepper?” “Why should I read it?” I had no clue how I was going to introduce this blog. Nobody knew about it in advance so I have so much to explain – but I thought it would be best to start with these three questions: My name […]