Category: Life

Young Black Female Empowerment. Charitable Appeal.

Dear Readers, I am reaching out and appealing to you as a Trustee of Peace Child International for funding to continue our self-help/ business training project in Sierra Leone that transforms – and, at this time of crisis, possibly saves – the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable young families. We…

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Brexit means …..?

Is this the dawn of an exciting new beginning? Are we perhaps living in what some would see as the end, a very contentious end to a safety net, a security blanket to help us through the bad times, help us feel just that little bit more secure? Did we ever actually get past Brexit…

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Do you really need a Digital Detox?

  Yes.   End of Blog Post.   Ok, to clarify I’m not a hater of the internet or technology. I love the internet and do so much online daily. I embrace it in ways most people are still not yet and daily I consider how we can incorporate systems that will improve and empower,…

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Self indulgent or Self Love? Self Care up close and Personal.

Self indulgent or self love? What differentiates the two, where is the line drawn?  In the age of selfies, and sharing everything from our lifestyle choices, aspirations and daily woes on social media, sometimes it can be hard to distinguish how much is just enough? It’s therapeutic to share, to air, but then all of…

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Don’t talk about it, be about it. Be The Change.

Be The Change. “Don’t Talk About it be about it”  – Drake.   When it comes to being ‘The Change’, what’s that actually all  about you might ask?  Well 2017  has been the year of change, what a journey this year has been. It started off pretty depressing, anxious, uncertain even. We started it in…

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Kiss Good Bye to MS

So, here we are half way through the Month of May, and I must say I’m feeling rather proud, I’m sticking to my challenge I set for myself in a bid to support the Kiss Good Bye to MS campaign.  Having been diagnosed with MS almost  7 years ago and having had my first major…

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Beauty and the Beast – the phenomenon that became a movement.

Beauty and the Beast,  the new disney movie phenomenon is so much more than just a movie, it’s a movement. It is so many things and yet such a simple thing, a beautiful movie, very well made, telling  “a tale as old as time” as Mrs Pott’s would say.  It’s a good old fashioned fairy tale,…

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Is Dirty Food The New Comfort Food?

Fellow foodies is dirty food the new comfort food?,  something has been bothering me for the past few days, I detect a new trend in our food habits, but wonder am I imagining a ‘thing’ or is it really true that we are all just getting a little bit more ‘Dirty’ when it comes to…

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Vote madamehighst Best Lifestyle Blog in the UK Blog Awards 2017

Tick Tock, final call for #UKBA17 votes for my #Lifestyle Blog . Your country needs you Ok but I DO! A vote for Lifestyle blog please would be most appreciated. All votes, gratefully received.  Vote madamehighst Best Lifestyle Blog in the UK Blog Awards 2017. : Please click here to vote for madamehighst #lbloggers Shopping,…

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My Virgin Travel Adventure – The Antigua Trilogy.

A few months back I posted a travel spoiler of an upcoming family vacation I was in the process of planning.  I referred to it as being my big virgin travel adventure. Well, here it is, this is me finally being able to gush a little and share a  lot of what made this trip…

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