Month: January 2010

FASHIONING FEBRUARY

Fellow blogger Ronke Adeyemi from The Musings of Ondo Lady is launching Fashioning February which is an editorial celebration of fashion focusing on New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week. The month will be packed of features, interviews and profiles on the fashion scene and its fashionsistas. It all kicks off tomorrow with a profile on mega Blogger Susie Bubble who is February’s Blogger of the Month, then there is an interview with the lovely, Gisele Scanlon, author of the iconic […]

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UK NEWS: ETHNIC MINORITY STAFF PAID 10% LESS THAN WHITE WORKERS AT TREVOR PHILLIPS EQUALITY WATCHDOG

Oh the shame Trevor! Via The Mail Online The Government’s controversial equality watchdog was last night accused of ‘rank hypocrisy’ for flouting its own policies on fair pay. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has angered business leaders by ordering a crackdown on hard-pressed companies that fail to pay the same rates to employees doing similar work. But official figures show that more than two years after it was set up to stamp out discrimination, the commission is paying its own ethnic […]

TEN AMERICAN CHRISTIANS ARRESTED TRYING TO TAKE 33 CHILDREN OUT OF HAITI

Via The Mail Online A group of 10 American Baptists were being held in the Haitian capital today after trying take 33 children out of the country. The church group, most of them from Idaho, allegedly lacked the proper documents when they were arrested on Friday night in a bus along with children from 2 months to 12 years old who had survived the catastrophic earthquake. The group say they were setting up an orphanage across the border in the Dominican Republic. […]

UK MUSIC NEWS: CHERYL COLE SINGS HER HEART OUT FOR HAITI

The “nations sweetheart” Cheryl Cole took time out of her busy schedule last week to lay down vocals for charity single Everybody Hurts, which will aim to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Click HERE to view pics of Alexandra Burke, Susan Boyle, a “serious” looking Cheryl Cole and other contributors… The convicted batterer of a toilet attendent, ‘alleged racist’, media darling and Simon Cowell’s right-hand woman said,  ‘It’s heartbreaking to see what is happening in Haiti. ‘Hopefully the money from Everybody Hurts will help the people of Haiti […]

UK MUSIC NEWS: POP SINGER DAISY DARES YOU DENIES DISLIKING GRIME MUSIC

Several weeks ago I posted the news that 16 year old Pop singer Daisy Dares You had admitted to not being a fan of Grime music. Click here to read if you missed it.   I originally spotted the story over at Digital Spy, and it caught my attention because young Daisy here had “allegedly” told BBC Newsbeat that she wasn’t a fan of the genre, but still collaborated with Chipmunk (who was once considered Grime… I’m not sure if he still is now) on her debut single Number One Enemy.   It  sounded as if she/the label had just used Chippy to guarantee a […]

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