Day: February 12, 2012


On February 8 I attended the second annual ImPossible conversation event which took place at Pearson’s head offices in London showcasing an array of uber talented and accomplished professional black British women sharing their life stories. A lively, life-affirming, knowledgeable panel comprising of company secretary and chief legal head of Waitrose and John Lewis; Margaret Caseley-Hayford, actress, singer and now author; Michelle Gayle, Hackney Vicar and chaplain to the speaker of the House of Commons; Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, official dentist on Channel 4’s ’10 []


Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48. The singer died in the Beverly Hills Hotel on the eve of the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. She had been due to attend a pre-awards party in the hotel organised by her long-time mentor and record industry executive Clive Davis on Saturday evening. A police spokesman told the BBC, “police were despatched, but paramedics, already at the hotel because of the party, attempted to resuscitate her, without success. She was pronounced dead []