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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…

Girl about Town • Pop to Paris for a romantic weekend!

Pop to Paris for a romantic weekend! London is a magical city, but with Europe on your doorstep, it is a shame not to enjoy the wonderful delights it has to offer and with low cost flights or the Eurostar, it has never been easier to do so.  Paris is…

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Taking the Leap!

Taking the Leap! Charlotte Price takes the leap: From Dancer to Actor, London chick to LA chick. This is her story… 5 years ago I made a decision that I knew would change the course of my life, dramatically.  Not only did I change careers, from Dancer to Actor but…

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Review of Cancel the Sunshine • The Play

Cancel the Sunshine  A play Chantelle Dusette Writer Chantelle Dusette’s bold play Cancel the Sunshine is an auto biographical piece about a woman’s struggle with her mental health. Chantelle found that writing was a great coping mechanism for her own anxiety and depression. This is why, undoubtedly the play and…

Book to movie releases

Chicks Picks • Book to Movie releases   Whisky Tango Foxtrot (The Taliban Shuffle by Kim Barker) Release Date – 22 April 2016 Former Chicago Tribune reporter, Kim Barker’s 2011 wartime memoir entitled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” depicts her experiences covering conflicts in Afghanistan and…

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Last Vegas • Chicks Netflix Pick

Last Vegas!  When the movie came out in 2013 it ticked four boxes for me; namely; Freeman, Kline, Douglas and DeNiro. I thought ‘this is going to be epic!’ My excitement at the prospect of these acting heavyweights together in one film was palpable, but no sooner the feeling surfaced,…

DeadPool Movie Review

Deadpool I was asked to write this review as I’ve been a Deadpool fan for sometime. I have been waiting for this movie since Ryan Reynold’s (half) took on the role for Wolverine Origins in 2009 and since 2010 an IMDB page has been up declaring the movie in pre-production….

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Chicks Picks • Valentine gift ideas

Chicks Picks • Valentine Gift Ideas  Ahhhhh, Valentines…. It’s coming up to that time of year, Valentines Day. A time we either look forward to or leaves us with a sense of dread. The shops have been bombarding you with hearts and teddy bears since the new year and it’s…

Pretty Little Liars – Chicks Netflix Picks

If you are in need of an easy watch series then Pretty little Liars is it. It is also possible to follow the story whilst not paying complete attention but I would advise putting down your phone and closing your laptop as there are loads of little nuggets you will…

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The Art of Display

The Art of Display Sometimes the power of beautiful display can be overlooked or underestimated; the way in which objects, art and furniture are displayed can completely change a room. The above project by RA Projects was designed to look “like a sculpture in a gallery” , the blue steel…