No, I Do Not Have A Nickname, This Is My Name

I am not going to change my name because it is “too hard to pronounce”.

Please learn to pronounce my name correctly, it’s not that difficult.


People in the African and Asian community with non- Anglicised names often have to explain how their names are said and since…



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