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BLACK BALLAD

Why Black Women Should Never Give Up On Their Dreams

Stella’s dream followed her from post-independence Nigeria, to Thatcherite Britain through a Master’s, marriage and family life. But delay is not denial.

Black Ballad

FEMALE FIRST

Seven things I’d like my readers to know about me

I LOVE FOOD AND CULTURE

My love of food stemmed from a childhood spent with my grandmother in Nigeria. She liked to visit her favourite half-sister in the heart of Lagos and dragged my brother and me along. Before I was plucked into middle-class obscurity at age 11, this was my life. 

SHOTS CRIME & THRILLER EZINE

On writing Deadly Sacrifice

As a child in Nigeria, reading transported me to places that were beyond the experience of a child with great imagination and complicated childhood. I loved comics, fairy tales and read much of the English literary figures of the days – Enid Blyton, Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott. I also read James Hardley Chase, Barbara Cartland, Denise Robins and all of Mills and Boons! (function(w, d, t, s, n) { w.FlodeskObject = n; var fn = function() { (w[n].q = w[n].q || []).push(arguments); }; w[n] = w[n] || fn; var f = d.getElementsByTagName(t)[0]; var e = d.createElement(t); var h = ‘?v=’ + new Date().getTime(); e.async = true; e.src = s + h; f.parentNode.insertBefore(e, f); })(window, document, ‘script’, ‘https://assets.flodesk.com/universal.js’, ‘fd’); window.fd(‘form’, { formId: ‘608c7e7de8b3a81829d62b01’ });

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