I am truly honoured and speechless to be nominated for a Power of a Woman award, particularly alongside so many other great women who I admire and respect. As a producer, storyteller, educationalist and consultant, I am passionate about what I do and how my work impacts others. I am proud of being a woman of colour and […]


JoJo and Gran Gran Specials – St Lucia

Super delighted that there are two special episodes of JoJo and Gran Gran will launch this weekend on CBeebies. JoJo and her family are making a special trip to St Lucia! Saturday: It’s Time to go to the Airport! Sunday: It’s Time to Visit Saint Lucia! Watch on BBCiplayer from Monday onwards. Last week we

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Bon Jounen Kwéyòl

Bon Junen Kwéyòl, to everyone celebrating! In brief, Jounen Kwéyòl is a month-long celebration in St Lucia and Dominica (with the final celebration on the last Sunday of the month), of French and African culture, language, food, customs, etc. Although, I visit St Lucia many times, I haven’t been for Jounen Kwéyòl, since 2008, for

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From NNEB to MBE

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending my investiture at Windsor Castle, accompanied by my mum and my sons. I went on to have a scrumptious lunch with close family and friends. I was awarded the MBE in the Queens New Year Honours list in 2021 for services to education. I waited until now to

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Billboard – London

I was delighted that my new book, My Skin, Your Skin,  illustrated by the talented Onyinye Iwu. w as chosen by Amazon as part of the Amplifying Voices project for Black History Month. The billboard was on display for one week in Leicester Square in London. Click on the link here to order: Follow the

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Hackney’s Windrush Artwork Commission plans to reveal Windrush Art Commission

I’m super excited to be writing the education resources for the Windrush Sculpture, created by renowned artist Veronica Ryan OBE for the London Borough of Hackney and Create London.  It is the first sculpture in the UK, in honour of the Windrush generation.  The resources will be for educators/teachers and parents/carers to use with children.  The unveiling will

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