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The story of June Cross is a reminder of how far America has come in terms of interracial relationships

By Nina Steele Documentary filmmaker June Cross , who has no children, was born to a white mother and a black father. The year was 1954.… Read the rest

Miriam Margolyes is known for her plain speaking and her views on children are no exception

By Nina Steele 76 year old actress, Miriam Margolyes, who has no children, is known for being quite outspoken. To say that she is a strong character would be to put it mildly.… Read the rest

Comedian and actress Lynne Koplitz speaks candidly about her choice not to have children

By Nina Steele Lynne Koplitz is 49 and happily childfree. After 22 years of hard graft, her career is finally taking off in a big way.… Read the rest

Dalida: the woman whose immense musical success was only dwarfed by her tragic private life

By Nina Steele Dalida’s rendition of the song ‘Je suis malade’, which translates in English as ‘I am ill’, is haunting and inevitably draws comparison to her life and state of mind at the time.… Read the rest

The similarities between the real Meghan Markle and the character she plays in the TV series “Suits” are quite striking

By Nina Steele As a fan of the TV series Suits, what makes the show so special in my view, is its portrayal of its leading ladies as strong and in charge of their own destinies.… Read the rest

Chelsea Handler explores issues making headlines in a style that’s both entertaining and hard-hitting

By Nina Steele “Chelsea Does” is a 2016, 4-part Netflix documentary series in which Chelsea Handler delves into issues that are hot topics today.… Read the rest

Childfree actress and director Kathy Burke says powerful men in the movie business showed no interest in her as she is not “conventionally pretty”

By Nina Steele I never thought I would live long enough to witness what’s currently happening in the movie industry. It’s fair to say that many of us have heard of the infamous ‘casting couch’.… Read the rest

The plight of the cobalt-mining children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may make you rethink your relationship with your smartphone

By Nina Steele 
Photograph: Sky News
The Democratic Republic of the Congo was once called Zaire. As a country, Zaire was influential throughout the whole of Africa, in great part because its brand of music was the dance music of choice for many Africans.… Read the rest

The TV series “Grimm” is escapism at its best!

By Nina Steele If you are looking for some escapism then I highly recommend the TV series Grimm. It’s one of those unique shows that has the power to make you question everything about the world and our place in it as humans.… Read the rest

It’s a bit rich for Prince William to be lecturing on population growth when he is expecting his 3rd child!

By Nina Steele You cannot make this up! Prince William lecturing on the need to curb population growth because of damage to wildlife, while he and his wife are expecting their third child.… Read the rest