What is legal aid? Prior to reform, scheme cost about £2bn/ year (!) In consistency with the nature of the UK as a welfare state, legal aid affords parties (who are financially incapable) with access to legal representation. i.e the state bearing cost of court cases. Relevant legislation? The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of… Continue reading ARE LEGAL AID CUTBACKS COSTING MORE THAN THEY’RE SAVING?
‘Falz the Bahd Guy’ released a music video riffing off of Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’. Falz’ Nigerian version exposed some unpalatable truths, and naturally, not everyone could swallow the pill. MURIC (The Muslim Rights Concern) were offended at the video’s (mis)portrayal of Islam, and gave Falz an ultimatum threatened a legal battle if ignored.… Continue reading ‘THIS IS NIGERIA’: OR IS IT?
#VISABAE. Where do I even begin? @rlt__- a popular influencer and fashion blogger made a video. In it she is crying, detailing how ‘things are not good’ especially because she is at the point now where she only has 1 month to go to apply for indefinite stay in the UK before her Visa expires.… Continue reading #VISABAE
So, this is the first time I’m talking to you guys about hair. I’m natural 👑, and have been all my life, which is why I roll my eyes when I see natural hair anniversary posts on Instagram with captions of ‘#3yearsnatural’ 😴 But, I digress… I’m a very LAZY naturalista – I wear wigs… Continue reading A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NATURALISTA 💆🏾♀️
“Make-up is a deception” Statements such as these reflect the point of view of a good proportion of people. What do I think? I think make-up is only deceptive when it changes the person it is applied on. If I am only able to act/talk/feel a certain way when wearing make-up, then it does promote… Continue reading MAKE-UP IS A DECEPTION
You will probably lose friends. If you’re not conscious about relationships, they really will fade away. This is when you differentiate the forced friendships from the organic. You know, the friends that you may not speak to for ages, but don’t get offended…(catch the shade if you do) and when you do link up again,… Continue reading THINGS THEY DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT UNIVERSITY
ISSA LOLU’S LOOKS – FINALLY. I’ve missed these as much as you guys, trust me. It’s been a while since I’ve been stared at by passers-by as I pose in public lol! So I got this denim jacket and I just luhh the jujj the fur on the jacket adds. As soon… Continue reading LOLU’S LOOKS #5: DOUBLE DENIM
We all know you can’t just leave your kids anywhere. Haven’t we talked about the antics your girl went to do at an after school club, which nearly resulted in Social Services taking me away?! I know right – the link is right here!! Substandard childcare aside, there is one crèche and pre-school I can… Continue reading WHERE ALL THE COOL KIDS AT – MATHILDA’S DAYCARE!!
Lolu’s Looks – it’s been a while… You know when you just blindly pick an outfit, and it ends up looking better than outfits you’ve even spent hours planning? Well, that happened to me today!!!!!!!!!! Lol, I’m gassed because that neeeeeever happens. Usually, I’m looking one of two ways: beat or beaten down, but todayyy…jheezeee… Continue reading LOLU’S LOOKS #4: SIXTIES’ SUNDAYS