Author Archives: Brooksy

About Brooksy

Writer, Producer, Broadcast Journalist, Director, Actor and Presenter Michelle Brooks. I love to research, write and talk about the topics of the day and main passions are the fascinating worlds of relationships and dating in the Digital Age. See my other site Brides and Prejudice if you still need convincing.

A Full Array

A lovely friend of mine expressed misgivings about the quality of the E4 comedy “Chewing Gum” compared to the recent BBC hit “Fleabag”. Here is what they said: “The setting for Chewing Gum is a council estate, uneducated people, and … Continue reading

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The Write Stuff, By Michelle Brooks

It was through my “morning pages” I uncovered my first two Specialist Factual pieces. “Brides and Prejudice” and the controversially titled “Why Should I Get Married?” It was through writing and rewriting pages of A4 that I discovered there were … Continue reading

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Into The Light

As a child, I was a plump, shy, eczema ridden, and a bookish child. It was a revelation to everyone. Therefore, when I managed to get a place at Rose Bruford Drama School and trained as an actress. My family … Continue reading

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Black Pound Day

The campaign has been set-up for people across the UK to support and invest in Black-Owned businesses for one day, every month in a way similar to Small Business Saturday. With the description reading: “We will replace our normal purchases … Continue reading

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Why Black Lives Matter in the UK

This is the longest post I’ve ever written. It’s about Black Lives Matter and Why it is right the UK is angry about George Floyd and British Racism. It was written end of May when the emotion was still raw. … Continue reading

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Olympic Women: Slaying in their Lanes

Women Who Wow – The Olympics 2018 This Olympics I have enjoyed some amazing performances that have surprised and delighted.   From Lizzy Yarnold winning gold in the Skeleton Bob and the Nigerian Bobsled Team capturing the imagination and making … Continue reading

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Brides and Prejudice: A Royal Wedding and How to Get Your TV Show to the Screen

Brides and Prejudice, A Royal Wedding and Get Your Show Idea to the Screen Talk is all over the media of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Spring Wedding and this young Royal Couple can certainly expect a lot of attention … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Farewell

He was The Greatest in life, and so he is in death. As a testament to that incredible life, Muhammad Ali’s widow and two ex-wives pay their respects to legendary boxer alongside thousands of mourners at a traditional Islamic prayer … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali Dies at 74

The Legendary Boxer Muhammad Ali died on Friday, 3rd June 2016 after an epic 32 year battle with Parkinsons disease. As a child I watched his sporting fights (and political ones) through the one TV in our tiny living room, … Continue reading

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4th Annual U.S Immigration Day

Many of us will have no doubt read articles about the rise of the Black British Actor in America as well as other Creative Talent like our best directors, producers and screenwriters. So have you ever thought about seeking out … Continue reading

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