Category Archive: Life & Style

Apr 24

Parenting Gender Truths: Do Mums Want Boys or Girls?

Twice as many mums want baby girls over boys  39% of mums wish for girls compared to just 18% for boys – but dads are three times more likely to want sons   Four in five mums say a gender preference is normal – but still taboo to talk about   A quarter admit to …

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Apr 24

Don’t Be Afraid of Disability: A Guide on Acceptance And Inclusion

There are approximately 40,000 people with Down’s syndrome living in the UK, and over 10 million people with disabilities in Britain*. Therefore, with 15% of the population living with a disability, it is essential that people are understanding and knowledgeable when it comes to inclusion. Inclusion is relevant to everybody through all stages of life, …

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Apr 23

EatFirst x Kra Pow LDN; Thai Street Food Fresh to You

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Londoners… just when we thought take away’s couldn’t get any more tempting, accessible and down right delicious, we now have revolutionary delivery service EatFirst to add to the list. To give you an idea, EatFirst does not sit in the category of Deliveroo or Hungryhouse. EatFirst is an online restaurant delivering chef-made meals around London. …

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Apr 22

THEATRE REVIEW   by Paul Vates

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Merely Theatre’s Twelfth Night at The Greenwich Theatre   “A theatre company that, literally, makes you want to come back again…” Merely Theatre in association with The Production Exchange are currently touring the UK with a Shakespeare double-bill: Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night. [Robert Myles as Malvolio – with Belch and Aguecheek looking on] …

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Apr 21

Winky Lux Make-Up Review: Taylor Swift is a Fan, But Are We?

Winky Lux make-up caught my eye thanks to its awesome packaging, bold colours and original ideas. It helps that all their make-up is gluten free, vegan and cruelty free. Taylor Swift is using their colour ‘Bond’ at the moment and looks fab. The range is full of inventive beauty products from Diamond Powders, PH Flower Balms to …

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Apr 20

Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways by Milly Adams

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  Worcestershire Poet Laureate Heather Wastie and writer/performer Kate Saffin will be recreating the Idle Women’s journey from London to Birmingham, and back to London via the Coventry coal fields. This double bill will be touring the canal between Saturday 15th April – Saturday 5th August 2017 The nickname Idle Women relied on the initials …

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Apr 20

CanO Water Opens Educational Hub to Encourage Londoners to Think about Swapping Single Use Plastic Bottles

CanO Water, the alternative to single use plastic bottles, is launching a new campaign to encourage Londoners to be more environmentally friendly. The #canthebottle education hub, in Old Street station, will raise awareness of the damaging effects of using plastic. The campaign encourages Londoners to visit the hub, and drop off their plastic bottles, receiving in return, a more …

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Apr 19

The Business of Books: Passion For Publishing

This week I’m genuinely excited to welcome Karen Sullivan, the powerhouse behind the most talked-about independent publisher in the UK   1)   What is your book related job or business? I am publisher and owner of Orenda Books, an independent publisher that specializes in literary fiction, with a heavy emphasis on crime thrillers and about half …

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