Inspiration

The Walk of Pride

Before moving to LA I lived in Manhattan for a few years, I had a teeny apartment on 71st and Columbus and life was a ball! I was booking lots of dance work, partying like it was 1999 and was enjoying being single for the first time in 6 years…

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…

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…

Mindful of time

Mindful Of Time “How long?!” I said, as I was literally thrown back in my seat with shock. “Yes, eighteen to twenty four months” he repeated. This was how long my consultant estimated the process of my treatment and surgery to take. I had so many thoughts running through my…

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…

Mum Knows Best – Books in the Bin

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… Before I had children I thought it would be easy. Having read several books on parenting and the importance of establishing routines before said precious gift arrived, I thought I would nail it. Truth is, I didn’t find it easy…

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…

Ever Feel Like Your Not Good Enough?

Have you looked in the mirror before going into work and felt like you’re not good enough? Do you feel like your appearance is being judged by your colleagues, possibly even your friends? Are you on your guard wondering what they may be thinking about you? You may be wearing…

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…

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…

Egyptian Cotton

Egyptian Cotton The first person I smooched and really fancied after my big love was a friend from Denver who had just moved to NY. We’d enjoyed some mild flirtation in the past but never anything more as I was in a relationship and he was a modelizier. www.urbandictionary.com I…

A Different Reality

A Different Reality This is my third piece for Those London Chicks about my experience of cancer and I feel drawn to write about perceptions. If I had to name the area of my life which has changed the most, it would be of my perceptions; of everything, including my…

New Year- New Business

THE ULIMATE JUGGLING ACT Ever considered setting up your own business? Hear from our Chick Lisa Watts, MD at Sparky PR, on the trials and tribulations of getting started. Towards the end of last year, I decided it was time to bite the bullet and launch my own PR agency….

New Year’s Revolution!!

The New Year’s Revolution!   At midnight our previous year flashes before us as our New Year appears as a welcoming window of hope. We hug and kiss loved ones, chink glasses and promise new resolutions. We do so for the sake of tradition but if we look at hard…

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…

Auditions – Second best?

Apparently I’m second best. Recently I’ve had a spate of auditions and recalls. For those smart enough not to be involved in “showbiz” (I write that knowing how knobbish I sound) quite often you will have to audition for something a few times to make sure you are absolutely right…

New Year, new lifestyle: Lianne’s story!

Eat Healthy, not less! Do you ever look in the mirror and wish you hadn’t! That’s pretty much how I felt every day for the last 5 years. One day I decided I had to do something about it! Let me introduce myself, my name is Lianne. I’m a married…

A New Year’s resolve….

So, it’s that time of year again. The time when we try not to reflect too much on the past 12 months, for it feels a little uncomfortable. “Where did the time go?”…a feigned excuse for not having achieved last January’s New Year’s resolutions; and to mask the nagging feeling…

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…