The Black Man, Poverty & Whataboutery!!

The Covid-19 pandemic has once again exposed social ills and given many the opportunity to reflect on life choices and actions. What truly is important and what isn’t. Some of us have had horrendous experiences that have shaped the way we think, the friends we keep and the things that are important to us. As a Black African who has spent considerable years in … Read More The Black Man, Poverty & Whataboutery!!

Today’s ‘Metrosexual’ Man – Blending Classic with the Modern!

Lifestyle Choices “The eyes might be the window to the soul, but clothing and accessories are the doors leading to just about everywhere else” ~ Lorenzo According to the journalist Mark Simpson, the metrosexual is dead. Long live the ‘spornosexual’. Is he right? Personally, I disagree. Athough there’s a growing number of men doing all it takes to be rewarded with ripped bodies, there … Read More Today’s ‘Metrosexual’ Man – Blending Classic with the Modern!

The Shabby Chic Culture – A Fast Growing Trend

Over the years, there has been an explosion of a culture, or perhaps a movement, in interior decor, of furniture and furnishings, known commonly as the Shabby chic look, which seamlessly blends the old with the modern, resulting in a distressed, tired, yet modernistic appearance. This style was quite popular in the 1980s amongst modern Bohemians and Artisans in the United Kingdom who challenged the … Read More The Shabby Chic Culture – A Fast Growing Trend