Amara Amaryah | travel + books + poetry, always poetry. a platform for story-telling, visuals, positive self-talk and empowerment | 2019 new year’s intentions hello loves i’ve had some interesting conversations already this year about setting realistic intentions for 2019. 2018 saw impressive growth with page views, revamped the blog (did you notice?) and also improved quality of my content. i’m proud of what 2018 taught me about my blogging style and i’m ready to take it all
hello loves i spent last weekend boomeranging my way through IG stories, expanding my circle of brummie creatives and clicking and clapping for black british content creators until my hands hurt. Saturday 19th May marked the very first Black British Bloggers Mixer outside of London, and it brought together so many of us in the midlands. Having followed the platform for the longest while, i really appreciated the opportunity to enjoy the community beyond virtual spaces …and of
Nottinghill Carnival: Find ways to
representing your family.
And your culture likewise. Allow yourself the space to get frustrated with not being documented.
Or being documented in such a way that
it is no longer about you.
Or your people. Or your collected history.
Trust that frustration.
Trust it and
give it the room it needs to develop
and spread into every dormant part of your being until
you must exhibit all that you are proud of
in a docum
What is ‘Hatch’? “In a London ravaged by war and waste, two groups of survivors fight to find a space to call home.” Writing and devising for ‘Hatch’ has been a journey. Learnt a lot of things. A lot of things about myself, the way I like to work as a playwright, the types of people I want to work with in the (very near) future and most importantly I learnt a lot about tangible things that actually matter. Writing for TYPT:16 has encouraged me to voice things and problems pla