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Give it a try!

When I opened my blog on Blogspot, I believed in it rather well then I realised that although many people said to me i had a great sense of style, it would have never become a famous blog because the quality of my photos was mediocre for a blog which wanted to position itself. I therefore […]

Published in: Inspirations

The chances we’ve missed.

Le matin pour moi est un moment de pur bonheur. J’ai mon rituel. je me lève, je prepare mes petits pour le jardin d’enfants et après leur avoir donné un bisou à chacun, je ferme la porte derrière moi et je commence ma journée.  je me fais une bonne tasse de café et je la sirote […]

Published in: Diary of a Black woman in Italy

Black African Muses.

I was born in the 80’s, grew up with Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova and Naomi the only black famous model of that generation . In schools we studied Europe Geography, History many don’t know senegalese, Cameroonians soldiers died during the  two wars. The magazines my mom used to buy were,Femme actuelle,Voici,Gala,Paris match so i […]

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Tell your story.

I guess you all watched the Golden Globes. The acceptance speeches of Meryl Streep, Tracey Ellis, Viola Davis, Casey Affleck  got me emotional. It was  about, being you, love, community, compassion and gratitude. Viola said her dad story deserved to be told. Barry Jenkins the day before said” if you feel something and want to speak it, […]

Published in: Diary of a Black woman in Italy

Interracial Friendship.

Till you are not a stranger with a different skin color, you will never understand what is like to feel like an alien. I’ve been living in Italy for almost 15 years and sometimes in some places some people still look at me surprisingly as an alien. I don’t know if things are changing but […]

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Expression

  I can’t tell how many times I’ve been told ” you should smile more. You are so pretty but you will frighten men with your serious face“. I tried and tried hard but it wasn’t natural. I was forcing. Some women are more open, feminine and for some like me to show my feminine […]

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It’s inside.

  This is my first designer bag. My husband bought it for me in 2007 during one of our trip in Lisboa . He couldn’t do otherwise because when i saw it on the shell in that Burberry shop, I litteraly fell in love with. I don’t know if it  is the reason why Lisboa is […]