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Let your style represent your personality

Let your style represent your personality When we’re teenagers and young adults, we want to be noticed and appreciated because of our uniqueness and style. Still, as years go by, people spend less time on planning their clothing combinations and shopping for something that they like. The whole process almost…

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Lest We Forget

However you choose to, take a moment today at 11am, remember all those who gave their lives so that we may enjoy the freedom that we do today. FOR THE FALLEN With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her…

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Netflix Review • Cartel Land

Cartel Land Mexico.  Drugs.  You might think you’ve got it sussed but this is no ordinary documentary.  Oscar nominated and award-winning “Cartel Land” is one of the most finest and most impacting documentary films I have seen for some time. Matthew Heineman examines the ongoing problem between the US and…

Where the Hell is Bernard?

 ‘Where the Hell is Bernard?’ 25th-29th October @ 8pm   In a world where no one plays, no one questions and no one ever leaves. 4 women work in an office high above the city to anonymously return lost items. All runs like clockwork until one day a box mysteriously…

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Many women, after the birth of their first child, ask why no-one told them what childbirth would really be like. Actually, most couples have no filter when it comes to recounting their birth stories to expectant mothers, but like all profound experiences – war, love, bereavement – until you…

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Chicks Chat with… Martin Delaney

Chicks Chat with… Martin Delaney actor, writer, director and producer. He is probably more known as an actor working across the board in Theatre, TV and Film. His credits include Oscar winning Zero Dark Thirty, Oscar nominated Flags of Our Fathers, Beowulf and Grendel, Judas Ghost and the lead in…

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Theatre Review – The We Plays

The We Plays are two one-person, one-act plays both written by Andrew Maddock.  On at The Hope Theatre until the 15th October. Both plays touch on similar themes of anxiety, loneliness, starting a family and violence, and both are told with an element of spoken word poetry.   The first,…

How Cyberbullying Differs from Standard Bullying How to Stop It

How Cyberbullying Differs from Standard Bullying and How to Stop It Bullies will always exist and they will always try to attack you where they think you are weak. Their personal insecurities manifest in the form of intimidation, belittling insults and the siphoning of self-confidence. Until around ten years ago,…

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Netflix review • The Lobster

The Lobster Colin Farrell stars in this absurd, thriller/dark comedy set in a dystopian future. What I would imagine it might be like to be part of the Sea Org in Scientology, you’re there because you’ve chosen it but it something doesn’t quite feel right.   No offence.  Yep, that’s the…

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Chicks Chat with… Sarah Townsend

Chicks Chat with… Sarah Townsend multi-talented composer, screenwriter, producer and director. She has worked across many media platforms starting off in theatre and stage shows moving into music production then onto feature and documentary film-making. Sarah received an Emmy nomination for the incredible film Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story. A…

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Between a Rock Chick and a hard place: PTSD • Part 2

Michelle Partington has been struggling through a dark journey with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of her operational duties serving as a paramedic in the Royal Air Force (RAF). She was the first female RAF Paramedic to serve on the front line in Afghanistan with the RAF…

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Between a Rock Chick and a hard place:PTSD • Part 1

Michelle Partington has been struggling through a dark journey with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of her operational duties serving as a paramedic in the Royal Air Force (RAF). She was the first female RAF Paramedic to serve on the front line in Afghanistan with the RAF…

Netflix Review • Meet the Patels

Netflix Review • Meet the Patels Dubbed a ‘romantic comedy’ this docu-film can only bring out the best in you. Filmmaker Geeta V Patel with camera in hand (and be prepared for watching some dodgy shots) trails her brother, the actor Ravi V Patel (Transformers, The Michael J Fox Show)…

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Netflix Review • LOVE

Chicks Netflix Review of LOVE season 1 A Netflix original series by Judd Apatow (40 year old virgin, Knocked Up, This is 40, The Pineapple Express) a boy meets girl story based in LA. I don’t know why but something about the trailer made me cautious, I wasn’t sure and I…

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Theatre Review • Piece of Silk

Review: Piece of Silk at The Hope Theatre Review by Chantelle Dusette “A woman is like silk, drop her in the mud and she gets dirty” This new play by Jennie Buckman tackles the difficult subject of domestic abuse with a formidable cast. And so to the London home of Mrs…

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Chicks Chat with … Trishna Bharadia • Part 2

Part 2 • Chicks Chat with ….   Part 1 here Trishna Bharadia, Multiple Sclerosis Campaigner, Public Speaker and Writer. She is also the Ambassador for MS Society UK and Sue Ryder. Trishna appeared in BBC1’s “The People’s Strictly” for Comic Relief 2015. We at Those London Chicks are excited to…

Chicks Chat with… Trishna Bharadia Part 1

Chicks Chat with… Trishna Bharadia, Multiple Sclerosis Campaigner, Public Speaker and Writer. She is also the Ambassador for MS Society UK and Sue Ryder. Trishna appeared in BBC1’s “The People’s Strictly” for Comic Relief 2015. We at Those London Chicks are excited to have a catch up chat with Trishna…

Environmentally friendly interior – minus the wooden pallets!

Environmentally friendly interior – minus the wooden pallets! I am, among many, someone who believes that we must do more to help the environment but guilty of not actually doing enough…I decided to look into environmentally friendly interior projects and materials available with the hope of making myself (and you!)…

Netflix Review • Team Foxcatcher

Netflix Review •Team Foxcatcher  By Chantelle Dusette And so to Pensylvania, the year 1996, and the bizarre world of Jon du Pont, or John Eleuthere duPont, Co. heir to the duPont estate, owner and resident of the 800 acre Lister Hall Farm (so very, very BIG) and a recording between…