Happy New Year to everyone, and a huge thank you to everyone who’s read and supported That’s a Bit Racey this year. It wouldn’t be New Year’s Eve without a round-up post….so here are my personal reflections on 2020. It’s going to be tricky to do this without using cliches, but what a year!Continue reading “2020-eeeeeh!”
So this week was a great week! I was appointed as Trustee for Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature for Equality and Diversity.
Myself and two fellow new Trustees, inspirational women who I can’t wait to meet, are bringing new perspectives to this charity that has already achieved so much as it celebrates its fifth anniversary. It’s a time when Nottingham is bursting with creativity, and also a time that the world needs a little more help to stay positive, inspired and empowered.
I’ve been following The Nottingham City Of Literature for a while. It’s an organistion I admire, for many reasons, all very meaningful to me. Focused on inspiring and supporting the people of my home town, its aim is to “build a better world with words”. I couldn’t think of a more praise worthy goal. It’s one I truly believe in and one I genuinely feel is possible.
This week’s blog is in celebration of this excellent organisation and what “building a better world with words” means to me.Continue reading “Trustee Me”
I saw a thought provoking Instagram post this week asking “what have you done since you posted your black square?”
It was a powerful post, and one that halted my thumb from simply double tapping and scrolling past.
What are we doing, and continuing to do, to support anti-racism? And more importantly, how real are our efforts?Continue reading “A Focus on Optical Allyship”