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Gorgeous Green Monster Smoothie

This Smoothie is full of green goodness and rather delicious to boot…. It is packed full of Spinach, (I prefer baby leaves, less stringy). This is ideal as a mid afternoon yum snack. Well today I want to give a ‘nod’ to one of my fav’s…. good old Spinach. There…

All Girls on Deck – Winners Party

In 2014, Patron of the Pink Ribbon Foundation DJ Lisa Lashes along with  Urban Beauty United launched a competition to find the next big female DJ. The search has now ended and recently Miss Kiff was announced as the winner of the ‘All Girls on Decks’ competition! On Tuesday 21…

Chicks Chat with Max Beesley-Part 2

This is the second part of our Chicks Chat with Max Beesley  multi talented Musician, Actor and Composer. Seasoned percussionist & pianist who has worked with the likes of George Micheal, Paul Weller, James Brown, Incognito, and of course his great friend Robbie Williams. With an incredibly busy acting career…

Avocado, Banana and Kale Smoothie

This Smoothie is incredibly simple yet effective, it’s rich in Potassium and tastes gorgeous too! Avocados are high in potassium, a little more than Bananas, ( here we have both) which support healthy blood pressure levels. Potassium is an important mineral that most people don’t get enough of. Avocados tend…

Chicks Chats with Max Beesley – Part 1

Max Beesley multi talented Musician, Actor and Composer. Seasoned percussionist & pianist who has worked with the likes of George Micheal, Paul Weller, James Brown, Incognito, and of course his great friend Robbie Williams. With an incredibly busy acting career to boot…almost too many credits to mention both here and…

Chicks Chats with Nancy Cruickshank

Nancy Cruickshank, wife, mother, serial entrepreneur and self confessed beauty junkie. She has previously led Telegraph Media Group (TMG) where she spent two years focusing on growing TMG’s digital propositions and revenues organically. This included Telegraph.co.uk which today attracts over 50 million users a month! Nancy has worked in the…

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…

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Carrot, Apple & Ginger Smoothie

This fresh and delicious Smoothie is a great way to start your day. What’s great about this recipe is it contains ingredients you may already have in your fridge, making it perfect for the end of the week! Carrots are perhaps best known for their rich supply of the antioxidant…

Chicks Chat with Bobby Holland Hanton

Bobby Holland Hanton, multi award winning Stuntman in some of Hollywood’s finest action films. The winner of three Sag Awards for his work in Inception, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows and Skyfall. His credits include The Dark Knight Rises, Thor, Captain Philips, Maleficent, Game of Thrones, Jupiter Ascending the…

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 Chat Beauty with Tolula Adeyemi

Chicks Chat Beauty with….. Tolula Adeyemi award winning style icon, model, actress and DJ. Scouted by the owner of Select at the age of 16 whilst shopping at Topshop. She has been the face of many brands and campaigns and has donned the pages of many magazines including Vogue.com, In-style,…

Chicks Chat with Fiona Gillies

Fiona Gillies, Mother of two, Actress and Producer at Scoop Films along with Micheal Mueller and Raj Sharma. She has starred in a number of productions across a wide range of media. Scoop Films have successfully produced a number of feature Films including ‘City Slacker’ staring Tom Conti and Fiona…

Chicks Chat with Maria Williams

Maria Williams is an award-winning Executive Producer with 20 years experience in radio.  At BBC Radio 4 she was Deputy Editor of ‘Woman’s Hour’, before launching ‘Saturday Live’, winning a Sony Gold. Working independently, she is currently running Comic Relief 2015 for BBC Radio, and is the founder of Sound…

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Chicks Chat Beauty with Celena Cherry

Celena Cherry, lead singer of Platinum award winning RNB group The Honeyz, they enjoyed international success in the 90’s, with a wealth of hits including: Talk to the Hand, End of the Line and our fav Finally Found, which spent 10 weeks in the UK Top 10. More recently, she…

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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…

Onion, Carrot and Broccoli Smoothie

Perfect for dealing with a cold This smoothie is NOT for the faint hearted!! A lot of us have suffered as we welcomed in 2015, with a horrible cold that lingered and lingered. It’s also not helped by central heating and the changes in hot and cold temperatures. Causing and…

Chicks Chats with Lucy Bee

Lucy Bee is a 23 year old CIBTAC qualified beauty therapist and founder of Lucy Bee Raw Organic Coconut Oil. The company has gone from strength to strength and is stocked in almost every major supermarket in the UK. A partner with FairTSA (Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance), meaning that the…

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Chicks Chat Beauty With Elarica Johnson

Chicks Chat Beauty with…. Elarica Johnson, Model, Actress and now Blogger. She has worked in the fashion industry for years, alongside a career as an actress.  Her credits include roles in Powder Room, The Forgotten ,My Brother the Devil and Sexual Healing playing Janis Gaye. We at Those London Chicks…

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie This smoothie exemplifies one of my favourite aspects of smoothies. It’s a perfect way of enjoying healthy ingredients that otherwise one wouldn’t consume individually, namely the Super Spice Turmeric Turmeric is also the liver’s favorite spice and helps boost liver detox. It does this by…

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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Chicks Tips for Coconut Oil

Chicks Tips for Coconut Oil The health benefits of coconut oil are vast, both internally and externally. Including hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism. Here are five ways to incorporate Coconut oil into your life. Hair care Coconut oil…

Turmeric – The Wonder Spice!

Turmeric……For beauty and beyond… Over the years I have sought and tried many natural beauty treatments made from materials in your kitchen. I also have a curiosity of traditional medicinal herbs and spices for general well being. Some of the many recipes I’ve collated and tried have been passed down…

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Chicks Chat with Jasz Vegas

Jasz Vegas, the gorgeous, multi talented Magician, Burlesque Dancer, Model and Fire Breather, speaks to us at Those London Chicks about all things Jasz, and brand new BBC3 show “Killer Magic”.     •    Tell us about where and how you’re passion for Magic started, and how it’s developed into a…

Chicks Chat with Rachel De-lahay

The super talented Rachel De-lahay is an award winning playwright, whose career and recognition is gathering momentum at a pace; the accolades are piling up! There are lots of new and exciting projects in the pipeline. We’re pleased as punch to have a ‘Chicks Chat’ with Rachel as she really…

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The Green Goddess Smoothie

Green Goddess Or Should I Say Green Goodness Smoothie A smoothie serves as a great breakfast or the perfect snack to help get you through the day. Or they can be used to replenish energy and nutrient stores after a tough workout. In addition to their virtually limitless versatility, smoothies…

Kids Company

At Christmas some of the questions a lot of ask ourselves is :“What do I get my loved one who has everything?” “What size Turkey will I need for the guests I’m catering for?” or “Which game to buy for my child’s console? Don’t get me wrong, all very valid…

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Chicks Chats with Brad Moore

Brad Moore, whose five year acting career is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. He has over twenty short films and seven feature films including ‘Mercenaries’ alongside Billy Zane, ‘Best Laid Plans’ alongside Stephen Graham and ‘The Rise’ with Timothy Spall as part of his illustrious CV. He is…

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What do you get for someone who has everything?

Rachel Hoath Gave Us A Great Idea  Fused Glass Workshops or Gifts Fancy unleashing your inner Kirsty Allsop and creating beautiful glass Christmas decorations, jewellery or other beautiful glass gifts? Thinking of an experiential Christmas gift for your loved one? Or perhaps something you can do together or with a…

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Chicks Chat with The Self Esteem Team

Natasha Devon, Nadia Mendoza and Grace Barnett are the Self Esteem Team (www.selfesteemteam.org). They’re a dream team tackling Body Confidence, Mental Health and Self Esteem head on! They each have struggled with issues growing up and know first hand of the possible long-lasting negative impact. Together, they have delivered their…

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Chicks Chat Beauty with Petra Bryant

Chicks Chat Beauty with… The beautiful Czech born Petra Bryant, actress, beauty and fashion blogger. The star of the film ‘The Disappearance of Lenka Wood’ is currently filming ‘The Wedding Invitation’ and ‘Looking for George’ in LA. Petra took the time out to speak to Those London Chicks about her…