Singapore: Single and Searching – Strangers on a train (3)

(Link to Part two: https://blackgirlinspore.com/2015/10/23/singapore-single-and-searching-water-no-get-enemy-2/) Lillian nodded at the bald Chinese guy holding a small banner. “Welcome to church. Have a great service!” his arm directed her up to the conference room. He saw her every Sunday but his greetings remained the same – friendly yet distanced. You’d think he would recognise the black girl with…

Naija-Spore Style Inspirations! EZINNE CHINKATA

This week I’m turning the spotlight on a really fun Nigerian stylist and designer called Ezinne Chinkata. She’s got a killer body and a fun sense of style. Her style is certainly out there  – bold, colourful and very youthful. Stylists always push the envelope, and while some of her looks are a little creative…

Singaporeans go Barista Crazy

The increase in coffee shops in Singapore is nothing new – every expanding metropolis needs spaces for its’ inhabitants to relax, chew the fat and spend their hard-earned cash on breakfast you can easily make at home for half the price. Chains like The Coffee Bean and Coffee Republic are popular with tourists, while afficionados frequent…

Singapore: Single and Searching – Water no get Enemy… (2)

(Link to Part One: https://blackgirlinspore.com/2015/10/16/singapore-single-and-searching-a-tall-glass-of-water-1) Amaka hid her phone between her legs. “Is that right?”, her boss Indira looked up from her copy of Amaka’s report, her glasses pushed up over her honey-streaked mane. Amaka caught Rohit’s eye and he gave an almost imperceptible nod. “Yes, that’s correct”, Amaka ventured. “That’s inaccurate”, thundered Matthew, head of…

Naija-Spore Style Inspirations! Velda Tan

Velda Tan, co-founder of popular online store ‘Love, Bonito’ has recently come to my attention due to her clean, comfortable style. Like a lot of women, her style adapts to the environment, season and perhaps even mood? Earlier this year, she left ‘Love, Bonito’ and founded a new label, ‘Collate’, a ‘mid-market’ designer label. So…

Singapore: Single and Searching…A Tall Glass of Water (1)

‘Thank you SO much for wasting the last three years of my life’, Dara stabbed her keyboard, each letter threatening her perfect manicure. ‘It’s been SUCH a pleasure working for a bunch of ungrateful, self-absorbed wankers like Morgan, Corbett and Shaw. She leaned back in her chair and swivelled towards the large window. She was…

New Fiction Series! Singapore: Single and Searching….

My goodness, it’s been too long! I’ve been MIA all summer!! In my defence, I have a good excuse but I’ve missed my blog a lot! I’m proud to say that I’ve been writing feverishly and have now completed the first draft of my novel 🙂 It’s been a really successful last few months, and…