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Decolonise This IX: The Existential Loneliness Of The Other

Decolonise This IX: The Existential Loneliness of the Other

20 May 2024

In a world which valorises individuality, loneliness is an experience many of us have endured, be it on purpose or as a consequence of something other.
Written over two days in May, this month I consider the existential and spiritual segue between loneliness and being alone.

Decolonise This VIII: Reawakening Black Power

Decolonise This VIII: Reawakening Black Power

22 April 2024

I have been thinking a lot about power recently, and in particular power through a racialised lens. What is power as a Person of Colour, how has it been corrupted/stolen, and how can we recover our power.

Being The Activist Part II: Alchemy And The Activist

Being the Activist Part II: Alchemy and the Activist

26 February 2024

The second of my two blogs on activism , this one speaks of the internal struggle to become, and contain, ones own activism. An important aspect of this journey towards equality.

Being The Activist Part 1: The Trauma Of The Activist

Being The Activist Part 1: The Trauma of the Activist

29 January 2024

The first of two blogs, this month we look at what it is to be an activist, and why it is important to explore our own wounds as activists.

Surviving Shawshank: Personal Reflections On Life Beyond Narcissistic Abuse

Surviving Shawshank: Personal reflections on life beyond narcissistic abuse

4 December 2023

Recovery from abuse is a difficult thing to make sense of, especially as a black man. Utilising metaphor as a means of making sense of this period of my life this personal unveiling shows a possible route back to life.

A Black Hero: The Pain In Patience And Providence

A Black Hero: The pain in patience and providence

2 November 2023

This months blog is a thank you to all who read my work, to all who follow me. It is also a signpost of how difficult this path has been, is, and will be. And how much further I have to go.

The Writer Within

The Writer Within

2 October 2023

This month a more personal blog about the necessity and power of writing.

The Supremacy Diaries III: Tokenism And The Colonisation Of Equality

The Supremacy Diaries III: Tokenism and the Colonisation of Equality

31 July 2023

This final blog pre the publication of #Imperium considers the power and the pain of tokenism, especially in relation to activism.

The Supremacy Diaries II: Whitesplaining And The Phenomenology Of Shame

The Supremacy Diaries II: Whitesplaining and the Phenomenology of Shame

3 July 2023

The second of three blogs in the run-up to the publication of The Psychology of Supremacy considers the role and impact of whitesplaining, and how this maintains the subjects sense of superiority.

The Supremacy Diaries I: Intersectionality And Power

The Supremacy Diaries I: Intersectionality and Power

1 June 2023

When I trained as a psychotherapist, I really struggled in a good number of ways.  One of the largest ones…

Decolonise Me VII: The Systemic Barriers Against Black Male Vulnerability

Decolonise Me VII: The Systemic Barriers Against Black Male Vulnerability

17 April 2023

In my ongoing exploration of the systemic blocks which preclude black men from speaking up, or out, about their experiences. This blog explores this further.

Narcissistic Cannibal: The Recovery Road From Emotional Abuse

Narcissistic Cannibal: The Recovery Road from Emotional Abuse

13 March 2023

Been thinking a lot about how we recover from abusive relationships. I therefore wanted to share something personal this month about how we recover from emotional abuse, and the shadow work required to return to wholeness.