Life in London

London is a multi cultural city filled with historic statues such as Winston Churchill and Mary Seacole. Landmark buildings such as Westminister Abbey, London Bridge, The Shard and Buckingham Palace. London has great shopping markets, multi ethnic restaurants, and pubs.

Sports such as Cricket, Football (soccer) Rugby (similar to American Football) and Tennis in a town called Wimbledon which is just on the outskirts of London.

Fresh fried cod fish and thick cut fries sprinkled with vinegar and salt commonly called fish and chips. The tube which is the underground train, the black cab, the red two storey buses and the red telephone booth are what London is known for.

Londoners have various accents: Cockney and the Queen’s English. Cockney is what the average middle class people use. The singer Adele has a cockney accent, it’s very distinctive and kinda of rhymes. The Queen’s English is the accent of the affluent, highly educated, posh people such as the Prime Minister Teresa May or Prince Harry use.

Other cities in the United Kingdom such as Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool also have distinctive accents. The Irish, Scottish, and Welsh accents are very beautiful and it takes a person with an attentive ear to understand them. LOL:)

Now back to London, there is a lot of diversity here. There are highly saturated African, Caribbean, Indian, Asian, and Polish Communities. There are festivals such as the Notting Hill Carnival which is a Caribbean festival. I went last August OMG, the reggae music, spicy food, and floats were so cool. I’m really proud of my Caribbean heritage and to be born in London.

It is a privilege to be back after spending a lot of time in the U.S.A. If you ever get a moment to visit London be sure to say hello and make sure you bring an umbrella A.K.A brolly because it often rains here.

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Please Stop Killing Us!

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What causes a person of a particular faith to attach a bomb to themselves and detonate it publicly?

Why would anyone wish to harm anyone of a different faith especially children?

Who could be proud to be an ISIS Muslim after there have been multiple terrorist attacks on innocent people?

How do we as a society allow ISIS to terrorise us?

When are we going to wake up our faith and unite against this wickedness?

On the 22nd of May 2017, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb at a Ariana Grande pop concert in Manchester, U.K.  22 people died and 59 were injured.  Even an 8 year old little girl lost her life due to this attack, how atrocious! This must stop.

Having a faith in religion that encourages hurting others in order to promote yours is not cool.  I am a Christian so I believe in God, and Jesus.  My beliefs are different from that of other Religions.  Christianity promotes peace, love, acceptance, forgiveness, unity amongst other things.  The bible in Matthew 5:44 says “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

If I were able to address ISIS Muslims I would say “Please Stop Killing Us!”. To the families and friends that have lost a loved one or to those who have been injured by this terror attack please know you are in my prayers.  May God bless you and give you strength at this difficult time.