Africa by Richard Dowden

Paperback cover of Africa

This book spent so long on my to be read stack, I’m talking maybe five years, and whilst I really wanted to get stuck in and find out everything it had to say I was also a little bit intimidated by it. Over the years I’ve learned to not be so scared by a book […]

Let Us Talk About… Winning In Croydon Central

Seeing somebody win feels great and being part of that victory feel even better. Taking the win for Sarah Jones here in Croydon by itself, I am over the moon. The new and the old in terms of age and campaigning experience came together from the whole of London and the South East to get […]

My Goals For 2017

For me at least 2017 is the year of achievable goals and being able to feel proud at the end of them. Here are some things I’m planning to gove my all during the year ahead.

Taking Steps To Happiness

Recently I have made steps towards happiness. Getting rid of the baggage of guilt that people had put on me. Setting aside the unrealistic expectations. Remembering how important it is to love in the now not the past (or in some ways even the future). Things happen. People say things. Unexpected situations come along. I […]

A Fundraising Night: The Hilton Croydon (Review)

In London it is a big time for politics. We finally wave goodbye to Boris and see a new person take the lead in city hall. As the days to the May election get closer parties are stepping up their campaigns and ways to raise extra funds. Now I am not going to bang on […]