Inspiration

Chicks Chat Career with…Amit and Naroop

Dynamic photographic duo Amit and Naroop. They are responsible for a variety of photographic campaigns including the brilliant #GetLippy campaign for the Eve Appeal. They have photographed a wealth of  celebrities including Ashley Walters, Noel Clarke, Riz Ahmed, Skepta, Alex Zane, Rob Delaney the list goes on. They also direct…

I CAN BE ANYTHING ME • A Poem

I CAN BE ANYTHING ME Wondering if my skin will fit in Slide to the side Not recognised A ruck sack on the tube Will you sit next to me Do I confuse and unsettle Where to put me who am I Like to call me names Tell me my…

Chicks Chat Career with… Alicya Sinclair

Alicya Sinclair. Award winning designer, founder and director of Sinclair London. A luxury fashion house designing bespoke wear for women. Their mission statement is; “We’re not here to change the world, we only dress the women who do.” Sinclair London are known for bringing Saville Row to women’s wardrobes.  We…

Destinia • A Poem

We at Those London Chicks are all about the little things in life that make it that much better! With that being said our newest contributor actress and poet Amber Agha shares this beautiful poem. Enjoy! Destinia A wave of generational tales flows through me My yoni my body a benchmark…

Chick Chats Motivation… with Charlotte Thornton

Charlotte is a former actor turned motivational speaker. She has performed at the Vaudeville, Apollo and the National Theatres as well as writing and performing her own stand-up comedy. Now an author, speaker and coach, Charlotte draws on her story-telling abilities and her own journey to help inspire others to reach…

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…

Chicks Chat with … Jay Kamiraz

Jay Kamiraz aka Mr Fabulous. There’re no boundaries to what Jay does. Singer, Creative director of Verve Fashion, Princes Trust Ambassador, All Together Now (BBC) TV Judge, choir director, the list goes on… Founder of JK arts and the Sing to Smile programme.  We at Those London Chicks are pleased…

Chicks Chats Career with… Rebekah Fortune

Rebekah Fortune, award winning director, producer, co-founder of Seahorse Films. Her directing credits include; Wuthering Heights, Broken Blossoms, Macbeth. In film, Deadly Intent, Squidge, Sex, Love, Other and of course the hit feature Just Charlie which is making huge waves on festival circuit now. The Film premieres on Sky Cinema…

Chicks Chat with… Nick Ede

Nick Ede, award winning public relations and brand consultant and TV presenter. He is the CEO of East of Eden and Eden Lifestyle PR.  He is known and respected as a philanthropist and charity activist. Some of his charity work include: Jeans for Genes, Balls to Cancer, Children in Need,…

Chicks Chat Careers with…. Catherine Falls

Catherine Falls photographer based in Northern Ireland with her husband and three children. Her work spans across the board from Weddings, Engagements, Newborn, Commercial, Portraits, Fashion and Family. She works in a studio or on location… anywhere! She has photographed Zoe Salmon, Chizzy Akudolu, Abz Love, Thomas Dominique and me…

The Girls In Movement

The Girls in Movement looks to empower young girls across the world to ensure they have the tools, advice and positive attitude to kick start an idea. My name is Polly Dhaliwal I am the founder of the Girls In Movement. For those of you who are unaware of The…

Chicks Chat with… Andi Osho

Andi Osho, actress, comedienne, presenter, writer and award winning filmmaker. Her credits include (as an actress) Lights Out, Finding Carter, Casualty, Holby City and Kiri. As a writer: Sky Short – Twin Thing, The One Lenny and the Andi O Show.  She also presented Channel 4’s Supershoppers with Anna Richardson….

Chicks Chat with… Charlotte Regan

Chicks Chats with… Charlotte Regan one of the fabulous female filmmakers who has two films shortlisted for this year’s Triforce Short Film Festival held at Bafta on 2nd December. This year’s festival saw a 53% admission rate from women. Yay!! We are pleased as punch we had the opportunity to…

Chicks Chat with…Nicola Quilter

Nicola Quilter one of the fabulous female filmmakers whose films have been shortlisted for this year’s Triforce Short Film Festival held at Bafta on 2nd December. This year’s festival saw a 53% admission rate from women. Yay!! We are pleased as punch we had the opportunity to speak to Nicola…

Chicks Chat with… Lady Rizo

Chicks Chat with… Lady Rizo (aka Amelia Zirin-Brown) she’s a comedian, Grammy winning cabaret chanteuse and songwriter hailing from the US. She just finished a sell-out show at the Soho Theatre; London Red, White and Indigo. We at Those London Chicks are so pleased she has taken the time out…

Inspiring Tips for Future Female Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is no longer considered a man’s world. As a matter of fact, many female entrepreneurs who decided to start their own business have reached success. Over the past nine years, businesses owned by women have grown five times faster in the U.S. alone and they generate $1.6 trillion in…

Chicks Chat with… Kym Mazelle

Chicks Chat with… Kym Mazelle, singer, song writer from the U.S residing London. With hit’s such as Love Me the Right Way, Searching for Golden Eye, Wait, No More Tears (a duet with Joslyn Brown). Oh and who can forget Young Hearts Run Free featured in Baz Lurhmans Romeo and…

Chicks Chat with… Elaine Cassidy

Chicks Chat with… Elaine Cassidy, award winning actress, mother, wife. Her wonderful career has spanned over a two decades (she started young!). Star of Theatre, TV and Film her credits include; The Paradise, A Room with a View, Harpers Island, Mum’s List and of course Channel 4’s No Offence to…

Chicks Chat with…Imogen Paton

Chicks Chat with.. Imogen Paton; Mother, Artist, Fundraiser, Campaigner and Founder of Arts Against Abuse. A wonderful Arts based Organisation working closely with Solace Women’s Aid. Imogen works tirelessly throughout the UK attending seminars, events, workshops and festivals addressing the stigma around discussing domestic abuse. We at Those London Chicks…

Chicks Chat with… Chizzy Akudolu

Chicks Chat with… Chizzy Akudolu Actor, Writer, Film Maker, Host and one of our favourite Chicks. She is no stranger to a Chicks Chat read her previous chat HERE. After playing Mo Effanga in BBC’s Holby City for five years. We at Those London Chicks were over the moon we…

Chicks Chat with…. Singer/Songwriter RHEA

Chicks Chat with…. Simply known as RHEA…Singer/Songwriter from London. Who has spent a long time honing her skills and developing her distinct sound. Her long awaited debut single ‘Dreams’ has just been released. We at Those London Chicks as punch that RHEA has taken the time out of her busy…

Chicks Chat Careers with… Sammm Agnew MUA

Chicks Chat Careers with… Sammm Agnew, Makeup Artist Extraordinaire. Her work spans across the board. It includes make-up art for L’Oreal, and many other beauty and glam familiar names. She has worked extensively in film and music videos, noteably her favourite medium. With music videos she really gets to go…

Chicks Chat with… Preeya Kalidas

Chicks Chat with… Preeya Kalidas award winning actress, singer/songwriter and radio presenter. The woman with the huge voice despite her petite frame. She’s proving to be a firm favourite on the West End stage since starring in the award winning AR Rahman’s Bombay Dreams playing the original female lead at…

Chicks Chat with… Jane Gull

Chicks Chat with… Jane Gull, actress, screenwriter and award winning film director. Her career has gone from strength to strength with many short films under her belt. These include: documentary short Our Street. Drama: Hitler & Henry VII, Saints & Whores, Twitcher, Together Alone and I Want to Be. Her…

Chicks Chat Careers with… Sadia Sisay

Chicks Chat Career with… Sadia Sisay CEO of the gorgeous lingerie brand beingU. In August 2011, beingU she won two prestigious business awards for the start up concept: PRECIOUS Business of the Year 2011 and PRECIOUS Entrepreneur of the Year 2011. You will be able to get your hands on these gorgeous…

Chicks Chat with….Emma Manton

Chicks Chat with…. Emma Manton, not content with working full time for the RSC in the West End (currently appearing in Much Ado About Nothing and Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Haymarket Theatre). Being a mum to Ted, aged 6. Emma is also training for her second London marathon. She’s…

Chicks Chat Career with… Meet the Masons Photography

Chicks Chat Career with… Maruška and Donna-Marie Mason. The new Chicks on the block, these incredible women are a photographic duo with a difference. From two contrasting professional backgrounds have teamed up to form Meet the Masons Photography. With some gorgeous portfolio shoots under their belt, they are going from…

Chicks Chat with…. Minnie Ayres

Chicks Chat with… Minnie Ayres, dancer, actress, producer and one third of the terrific trio that is Triforce Creative Network; along with Jimmy Akingbola and Fraser Ayres. Over the years she’s worked across the board but extensively in Theatre acting in most Theatres in the UK. She’s probably best known…

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…

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…