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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…

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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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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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Chicks Chat with…. Chizzy Akudolu

Chizzy Akudolu In 2002, Andrea Chizoba Akudolu, better known as ‘Chizzy’ embarked on her her first acting experience. Her first television appearance was in the BBC sitcom 15 Storeys High.In 2009, she had a guest role in Hollyoaks Later and starred in the CBBC show Jinx in the lead role…

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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…

Memoirs of a Jewellery Designer – Ette 1942

Memoirs of a Jewellery Designer – Ette 1942 Those London Chicks love everything ‘up cycle’. Dr Clare sat down with our newest contributor: Jewellery designer Ette 1942 for the scoop on jewellery making, the passion for creation and how you can get started.  Whats The Best Thing About Designing Your…

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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…

Making jewellery with Ette.1942

Making & Designing Your Own Jewellery  Searching for something to wear? Raided your mum’s, bestie’s and flatmates jewellery boxes and fancy something new to make a statement? I decided to DIY my own pieces. Now this isn’t for everyone, but frankly it was my only option! I was getting bored of tirelessly browsing…

Top 5 Essential Oils that are Natural Aphrodisiacs

5 Essential Oils that are Natural Aphrodisiacs Since ancient Egypt, we know that Natural Aphrodisiacs were foods to the Gods. Scent and aroma was essential back then too, for decoration, hygiene and spiritual cleansing. Today, therapists insist on the use of Natural Essentials for ailments, during holistic treatments and in…

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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…

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YOU NEED A THINKING PARTNER, NOT AN ECHO CHAMBER

In a previous lifetime I was a Team Building Instructor, and had the pleasure of working with some of the great corporate behemoths of our time: ING Group, PriceWaterhouse and GlaxoSmithKline, to name but a few. Once deployed on a mission, we would organise theatrical “corporate kidnappings”, where the Grande…

Chicks Chat Careers with Charlene White

Chicks Chat Careers with…. Charlene White Journalist/Broadcaster. Currently working for ITN as a news anchor for ITV News and ITV News London. Previously she has worked across various media platforms including BBC Radio 1 (Newsbeat), Radio 5 Live (Morning Reports). BBC Three (60 Seconds), and BBC (Look East) and much…

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Chicks Chat Careers with Caroline Millington

Chicks Chat Careers with…. Caroline Millington journalist. Award-winning acting deputy editor at Now Magazine. With 15 years of experience across print media behind her, she was shortlisted for British Media Commercial Campaign of the Year 2015 for Now’s Fifty Shades of Grey partnership with Universal Pictures UK. Fundraiser for the Cystic…

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3 Steps to release your ex and make space for new

Struggling to get over your ex?  3 steps to release your ex and make space for new “Don’t worry, the first divorce is the hardest! It gets easier after that” was the counselling line of my friend who had gone through 3 divorces. He wanted me to feel better as…

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What they don’t tell you about Pregnancy!


Where do all the pregnant ladies go to dance?

There are a lot of words that are used to describe pregnancy. Magical, exciting, scary… and it is all of those things. But most of all, it’s personal. None of the many websites designed to guide women through gestation can cover all…

Faith: Evidence of Things Unseen

What is faith if it doesn’t endure when we are tested the most? This is the question I asked a mentee of mine (Adam) earlier this week, whilst he was trying to persuade me a long-standing project should end, be terminated…should cease to be. Adam was clearly demoralised, he’d lost…

Conscious parenting: 3 ways of lovingly disciplining your children

Conscious parenting: 3 ways of lovingly disciplining your children   In recent news, I read an article that reported how a 13-year-old girl had jumped to her death. Her father publicly humiliated her by posting an embarrassing video online to try and teach her a lesson in how he thought…

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Chicks Chat with Ernest Napoleon

Chicks Chat with….. Ernest Napoleon actor, writer and producer of the film Going Bongo set in Hollywood and Tanzania. It is the first ever East African film to be accepted by iTunes. Former TV presenter for the largest TV station in East Africa at the time (EATV). Ex DJ, later becoming a…

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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…

Your life is not a do-it-yourself project.

Your life is not a do-it-yourself project. 3 ways you can have more support in your life. ‘I have nobody to rely on’, ‘ there is no one to take care of my business’, I often hear these words from many of my clients who find life challenging because they…

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Interiors- Coffee Culture

Interiors: Coffee Culture Coffee houses in London are abundant. With so much choice the hunt is on for us to find not just the tastiest coffee, but the most inviting spaces in which to revive ourselves…Art & Coffee often go hand in hand, so it is not surprising that combining…

Chicks Chat with Emrhys Cooper

Chicks Chat with…. Emrhys Cooper, actor, singer and dancer. He works across the board from the stage to screen, small and big. Some of his credits include the upcoming new original series Vanity for Stylehaul, We Will Rock You, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Desperate Housewives, CSI:NY, Person of Interest, Kushuthara: Pattern…

Progress is a Process not an Event

Progress is a process, not an event: think about how many times your life has unfolded at exactly the right time, place and pace. If we go all the way back to the beginning of our being – in utero – we didn’t need lungs to breathe, or stomachs to digest,…

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A Letter to My 11 Year Old Self…..

A letter to my 11 year old self…… Dear Me, You don’t know this yet, but you are going to be just fine. You will grow up to be successful, have true friends and look back at your childhood as happy. I know you don’t see this whilst you lay…

Chicks Chat with Vanessa Pellegrin

Vanessa Pellegrin, initially began her career as a journalist, specializing in investigative reporting, current affairs and sociological issues in Morocco. Her adventures have taken her to London via Spain and into Film production. She is now a highly regarded filmmaker, who’s latest film is entitled “ The Trouble with the…

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The Answer To Your Problems is to…

Begin. That really is the simple solution towards many of our problems. We ruminate, we over think, procrastinate; we second guess ourselves and doubt. We give latitude to the negative self-talk committee in our heads and before we know it, the negative self-talk committee has secured another victory at our…

Chicks Chat with Arnold Oceng

Arnold Oceng multi-talented Actor, MC and Music Producer whose career is going from strength to strength. His acting credits include Top Boy, My Brother the Devil, Adulthood, It’s a Lot, The Knot and recently playing Mamere the lead in ‘The Good Lie’ also staring Reese Witherspoon. We at Those London…

Chicks Chat with Goldy Notay

Goldy Notay, British Canadian actress of the stage, big and small screens. Her credits include Sex and the City 2, Beloved, The Town, Silent Witness and the lead ‘Roopi’ in Gurinder Chanda’s film It’s a Wonderful Afterlife. We at Those London Chicks are pleased that Goldy has taken the time out to have a chat with us. Thanks Karen for the interview. Was just looking at the…

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Can You Be LITTLE MISS POSITIVITY?

Do you live in the land of happiness, wrapped up in a bubble of positivity where your life is stress-free, no crisis, no worry?  Once you’ve stopped laughing at the question I’m guessing that you and 99% of the women in this country would answer “No!” But we often feel…