QueenMehreen Blogs

Everything from finding the right lipstick to the right husband

The Power of Education

When I was asked to speak here today, I couldn’t believe it. On paper, I’m not someone you would expect to be standing here in front of you all –in front of all these successful, intelligent and powerful people – to share my opinion on the power of education. My story...

Make Your Voice Heard

What would you guys like to see me talk about in my next programme? What issues do you feel need to be discussed? What annoys you that I could explore? What would you like to be brought to the TV that hasn't been seen yet? We finally have a chance to speak up - and I...

Is Love Colour-Blind?

Imagine this: You meet a man. He’s humble; he’s honest; he’s hard working… he’s wonderful. Swearing and fornicating is something he abstains from, partying and drinking doesn’t even cross his mind. He lives his life “by the book”. His book: the Bible. He is a...

Letter to The Man on the Victoria Line

To The Man on the Victoria Line, Today, you sat opposite me on the train, as we travelled in similar directions to work. It was a typical rush hour commute in London: the train was packed with sweaty, impatient people and as I applied my makeup, you jabbed aimlessly...

Not In My Name

Yesterday, I was frightened. Today, I am angry. It was yesterday when I woke up and heard the news about France: a scene so tragic that no amount of news coverage or edited Facebook pictures can do it justice. I saw photos of the exact place I had been standing a mere...

InstaFake

I went to Waitrose the other day with my mother. It was to buy bread. I was wearing my big fur coat on top of my pyjamas, which I had tucked inconspicuously into my UGG boots. It was not my best moment. Coming up to the bread aisle, we came across the flowers section....