Oprah’s magic touch strikes again

By Nina Steele The one thing anyone familiar with the life and work of Oprah Winfrey will agree on, is that, whenever she gets behind a project or product, it takes off in a big way.… Read the rest

Migrationology: the travel blog with food at its heart

By Nina Steele It’s a fact that for a holiday to be truly memorable, the food you eat matters. My husband and I have travelled to some great destinations, but sadly, the food we ate in many of those places was a disappointment.… Read the rest

Not having children does not make you automatically fit

By Nina Steele Pictures of Jennifer Aniston sunbathing in Italy recently, attracted thousands of comments, mostly about her body.… Read the rest

Leonardo DiCaprio explains the basics of climate change in a documentary that encourages climate activism

By Nina Steele In the documentary “Before the Flood”, currently showing on Netflix, Leonardo DiCaprio explains the basics of climate change, with contributions from climate scientists and other prominent figures from across the globe.… Read the rest

Oprah Winfrey invokes the spirits of her ancestors in a powerful speech on aspiration and dreaming big

By Nina Steele Oprah Winfrey gave a rousing and highly inspirational speech at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Thursday, June 7.… Read the rest

Severely disabled childless woman remains positive about life and determined to live it to the fullest

By Nina Steele Life really is what we make of it. Because we have been conditioned to expect certain things, often, when those things don’t turn out the way we planned or when tragedy strikes, some of us just can’t cope.… Read the rest

Why the result of the referendum on abortion in the Republic of Ireland is the right one

By Nina Steele On October 28, 2012, a young woman named Savita Halappanavar died in an Irish hospital after being denied an abortion even though she was having a miscarriage.… Read the rest

Royal wedding fever has come and gone and life as usual goes on

By Nina Steele At the height of what came to be known as the ‘Markle debacle’, when some of Meghan’s family members seemed intent on causing as much damage and embarrassment as possible, I remember reading a comment online that made me pause from the whole madness.… Read the rest

Automation is set to replace human labour making the argument that we need more people to become taxpayers of tomorrow nonsensical

By Nina Steele A Japanese MP was reprimanded and made to apologise for saying that women who choose to remain single and childless “would become a burden on the state later in life”.… Read the rest

Losing her mother made Lisa Stansfield believe she wanted children and then she realised motherhood wasn’t for her after all

By Nina Steele Lisa Stansfield has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and as recently as 2016, was “ranked 46th most successful dance artist of all-time” by Billboard magazine.… Read the rest