12 Months 12 Adventures – the West Bank journey begins! Peep the lowdown of our editor-in-chief’s August 12M12A, which consisted of raising money and travelling to Palestine alongside Amos Trust and Saffron Records to work with already existing partner organisations who promote creative, non-violent resistance to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza
Over 31st – 11th August our Founding Editor-in-Chief Emma Blake Morsi will be raising money and travelling to Palestine to work with local and international peace activists alongside Amos Trust and Saffron Records. Working with already existing organisations on their grassroots community projects to call for peace, reconciliation and full equal rights for all Palestinians and Israelis, she is raising £500 for Amos Trust with her Music For Change: Amos Palestine fundraiser
There has never been a subject too awkward, too rude or too personal that I have not been able to share with my mum. She understood talking about my mental health was extremely important and looking after it was a priority. In some way she was my therapist, only she prescribed cups of tea and a good gossip.
I’m British but I’m Nigerian. I’m Grace, but also Ibidolapo. Balancing my Nigerian heritage and my British nationality is something I’ve done for as long as I can remember. While friends went on holidays to Tenerife, I was in Lagos shuttling between the city and the village.