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Going Bongo: Review

Going Bongo: Review Chicks at the Flicks. Reviewed by Karen Bryson  Going Bongo isn’t quite a comedy or a romantic comedy of the classic boy meets girl type. Nor is it purely a gritty drama examining life in Africa. But rather something a little different….dare I say way more interesting…

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Let the Tiles do the talking

Let The Tiles Do The Talking… There are so many incredible interior projects involving tiles I did not know where to start! However, Camper stores sprung to mind pretty quickly… The above store was designed by Tomás Alonso Flip for the Covent Garden branch. Tomás explains: “The wall cladding is…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Houdini

Chicks Netflix Pick for… HOUDINI A two part series based on the great magician. A story as infamous as the name ‘Houdini’ itself with Adrien Brody comfortably taking up the role of the legendary character. A lovely set up that simply says: What you are about to see is fact, it…

Finding you in the midst of Motherhood

Finding You In The Midst of Motherhood When a woman becomes a mother it is common for her objectives, inspirations and priorities to shift and change. In fact they may alter when she decides is ready to start a family with her partner. So even before a baby has been conceived her mind may already be in…

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Chicks Chat with Cherri Voncelle

Chicks Chat with…… Cherri Voncelle singer songwriter started out as a backing vocalist with Jessie J. She is one half of ‘Dora Martin’ and an incredible solo artist with a voice like honey…. London born Cherri has been dubbed the British female NeYo with  several albums under her belt including…

Hot Girls Wanted – Chicks Netflix Picks

SPOIlER ALERT – If you are like my boyfriend who won’t even read the back cover of a dvd box then just go and watch this as it is definitely worth your time. If however you would like to know a little bit about it then read on! I must…

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Do You DareDevil?

This is not for the faint hearted. It is dark, violent and totally worth hiding behind your fingers. The number one reason is Charlie Cox. Not just because he is charming and handsome but mainly because of his intense and brilliant grasp of the character Matt Murdoch/Daredevil. But lets get…

Little people and food

Little People and Food… Advice and Tips for a Healthy Little Person and Happier Household Little people and their relationship with food can be a great source of stress for parents. We all want to give our little ones the best diet possible but there are various factors we cannot…

Style for Stroke- Show your support!

Style for Stroke-“Famous Last Words” Every year there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK. That’s one stroke every three and a half minutes. Most people affected are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, including children and even babies. The Stroke Association provides a number of vital support…

Anti-Social Review

Anti-Social: A Way of Life Review by Karen Bryson    This is the forth film of writer/director Reg Traviss. Anti-Social is a story of two brothers Dee ( Gregg Sulkin) an anarchic street artist: Banksy style and Marcus (Josh Meyers) an armed robber part of a ‘smash and grab’ motorcycle gang. It’s…

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt- Review Season 1

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is new to Netflix.It was originally commissioned and then dropped by NBC. All I can say is NBC’s loss is Netflix’ gain… It is a funny addictive addition to their library. This sitcom really is in a class of its own. But if you liked 30 Rock…

Lets get…..Whimsical – Interiors

Lets Get…… Whimsical! Sometimes, in life, we just want escapism. We want to imagine a magical life, be within a space that enchants us. As if Louis Vuitton need to enchant us more than their merchandise does… This concept space within Selfridges was designed as a collaboration between Vuitton and…

Fargo the TV Series: Netflix Review

  Fargo – TV Series Where do I start with this? Ok, so, I didn’t love the Coen Brothers film Fargo (cue sharp intake of breath) I hasten to add, once you’ve picked yourself up off the floor that, that also doesn’t mean that I didn’t like it. I did….

Amar Akbar and Tony- Review

Amar, Akbar and Tony: Review Review by Karen Bryson Amar Akbar and Tony is a coming of age romantic comedy drama. Set in Hounslow, Southall and around West London. It follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends a Sikh, a Muslim and an Irish Catholic. The film, spanning…

5 Baby Shower Chicks Picks!

Baby Shower Time ~ Our Essential Gift Guide A baby shower is a lovely way to treat a mummy-to-be and lavish attention on her to celebrate the pending arrival of her little baby. Traditionally, at a Baby Shower, a mother is presented with gifts for the baby. Nowadays however it…

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The Beat Beneath My Feet Giveaway!!

We at Those London Chicks are huge fans of the fantastic feel good movie The Beat Beneath my Feet! We had a Chicks Chat with the films producer Fiona Gillies of Scoop Films. See here! So we are pleased as punch to offer one lucky winner 2 tickets to see…

Better Call Saul catch up review

If you’re in trouble, you either A.want to be Saul Goodman or B. want to give him a call…. Four more episodes in and I feel like this series really has legs. Saul, or Jimmy McGill as we know him to be for now, is an underdog of the best kind,…

Minimalism, the Japanese way….

Minimalism – the Japanese way… I am finding of late, a new appreciation for contemporary Japanese design. As I scroll through the latest design projects my eyes are drawn to the clean lines, the continuation of fresh colour / material palette, the innovative ways in which the project is carried…

Tooting Arts Club’s Sweeney Todd is back!

Since publishing our original Chicks Chat with Rachel Edwards, (see below) Tooting Arts Club enjoyed huge success with their highly acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd. We are so pleased to say Sweeney Todd returns for a run at a pop-up space ‘Harrington’s Pie Shop’ in London’s West End! Tooting Arts…

Made in Dagenham – The Musical

We Chick’s owe a lot to our forefathers (or should I say foremothers) before us, who have championed women’s rights to allow us to become the women we are today. For me, it has always been less about the grand gestures such as burning your bra or Geri Halliwell in…

Gemma Oaten on Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Well, It’s that time of year again. Where did the time go? I remember my Dad always saying “The older you get the quicker time flys Gem!” He’s so right. Makes me realise how long a journey it’s been. To get to this position I’m in…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Dexter

An 8 season affair with ….. a serial killer? I don’t know whether to say you are unfortunate or lucky that Dexter is now finished. When you start the season(and get hooked as we are sure you will) you will be gutted it has finished but so glad you have…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul Netflix have done it again by securing the much anticipated, eagerly awaited prequel to Breaking Bad ‘Better Call Saul’ from AMC and for those die hard Breaking Bad fans (much like myself) who were desperate for more ‘on the edge of your seat’ type drama that only…

Sunny Afternoon ….. A Review

‘Lazying on a Sunny afternoon…in the summer time…’ At this time of year, summer certainly feels like a distant memory doesn’t it? However if the long dark nights are getting you down and you feel like you need a kick of Vitamin D in your system, then my advice is…

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Debt and Relationships- When Things Go Wrong

Debt and Relationships Right about this time of year is a time a lot of us are dreading. We can all imagine the sound of credit card bills hitting the doormat with an ominous thump, a reminder of how much we’ve spent over the holiday period last year. And what’s…

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Netflix Chicks – Filth just may be your cup of tea!

Filth: a Review Newish to Netflix is Filth it’s based on the novel by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting’), his darkest yet! There have been two adaptation’s of Welsh’s work which didn’t work! ‘The Acid House’ and ‘Ecstasy’. This adaptation was written and directed by Jon S. Baird. Staring James McAvoy who…

Orange is the new Black-Netflix Review

‘Strong Women’ is very every season-Netflix Chicks Orange is the new black Review ‘Orange is the new Black’, this Netflix exclusive seems to be generating a lot of critical acclaim….and I see why. It’s the story of ‘Piper Chapman’ played by Taylor Schilling, a priviledged New Yorker, who is sentenced…

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New Year, New lifestyle:Meal Plan-Day 3

Lianne’s meal plan ideas – Day 3 Eat healthily, not less! I love omelette for breakfast and eggs are a great source of protein. The Tuna salad for lunch is really quick to prepare and delicious.The Laksa is also a quick dish to prepare and packed full of flavour, one…

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New Year, New lifestyle! Meal plan-Day 1

Lianne’s meal plan ideas – Day 1 Eat healthily, not less! To kick off the 5 day meal plan I have detailed some of my favourite recipes. The key is NOT to starve yourself! Eat healthier not less. You can substitute any meats for fish, or fish for Tofu, or more veg,…

The Theory of Everything-Review

My Theory on ‘The Theory of Everything’ “However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at.While there’s life, there is hope.” ~ Stephen Hawking New Year is the time when many of us start contemplating what life has in store for us – what…