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Why this childless man’s legacy will be talked about for many years to come

By Nina Steele Alan Naiman, who never married nor had any children, was from Seattle, in the US. He passed away from cancer on January 8, 2018.… Read the rest

S. Epatha Merkerson’s love of theatre remains strong even though she is best known for her role in Law & Order

By Nina Steele If like me, you enjoy watching reruns of Law & Order, then you’d know who S. Epatha Merkerson is.… Read the rest

A Christmas for grown-ups is relatively easy and one to look forward to

By Nina Steele My husband and I spent Christmas with his parents, and it was a relatively simple affair. As was the case the year before last, it was just the four of us.… Read the rest

Margot Robbie is fed up with being constantly asked when she is having a baby

By Nina Steele Here we go again! At 28, Margot Robbie is already hugely successful. She has appeared in over 20 movies, has been nominated for 36 awards, of which she’s won 9.… Read the rest

Christopher Walken attributes much of his success to the fact that he has no children

By Nina Steele To say that Christopher Walken has had a prolific career, would be entirely appropriate. He is so much in demand that he has seldom been out of work since his career took off in the early 50s.… Read the rest

Ellen DeGeneres scores top marks for her Netflix special ‘Relatable’

By Nina Steele The last time Ellen DeGeneres did stand up was back in 2003. 15 years later, she is at the top of her game and hugely successful.… Read the rest

If you are feeling down because your life has not turned out the way you expected, this story may help you put things into perspective

By Nina Steele For many people, this time of the year can feel quite heavy. That’s partly because, there is often the inevitable soul searching.… Read the rest

We will be welcoming this New Year as we did the previous one, just the two of us

By Nina Steele Growing up, New Year’s Eve was a very big deal. In the Ivory Coast, and by extension the whole of Africa, welcoming the New Year is a far bigger deal than Christmas.… Read the rest

Eva Cassidy became hugely successful after her death and has remained so to this day

By Nina Steele I was reminded of the tragic yet equally amazing life of Eva Cassidy while watching a music show on BBC 4.… Read the rest

Rosina Harrison’s career as personal maid to Lady Astor proved challenging and rewarding in equal measure

By Nina Steele Rosina Harrison was born in Aldfield, Yorkshire, in 1899. She began working for the Astors in 1929, first as maid to Lady Astor’s daughter and then as Lady Astor’s personal maid, until Lady Astor’s death in 1964.… Read the rest