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Rhubarb and Strawberry Smoothie

Rhubarb and Strawberry Breakfast Smoothie   As Autumn creeps in at a steady pace. I wanted to take advantage of the last of some of the summer fruits available for this delicious Rhubarb and Strawberry Smoothie. Generally, this fruit, ( sometimes classified as a vegetable )is connected with deserts namely…

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Bad Online Dating #2

Online Dating Tinder Number Two Scott Lang. Woof he was handsome, we’d had great text banter and decided to meet for dinner and drinks at a trendy place in Studio City, I was so nervous I wouldn’t know what to say or how to greet him so I chugged a…

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Sacral Chakra

Sacral Chakra Svadhistasana– sweet place of one’s own Colour: orange Element: water How are you feeling today? Ask yourself. How AM I feeling right now? The journey we’re taking in this article is growing up from the solid and stable container of the root chakra; we are now treading the…

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Concrete…what’s not to love?

Concrete…..What’s not to love? Above is the rather sleek, polished store for Mahini in Dubai by Studio TooGood. Yes I say sleek and polished, but the idea is that the store is the opposite of the glamorous, opulent designs we are used to seeing in Dubai, yet, still incredibly sophisticated. …

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…

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How to… make Coconut Oil Body Scrub

How to make ….Coconut Oil Body Scrub.     We all the importance of exfoliating especially if you live in a city with all it’s pollutants! At this time of year it’s almost an essential part of maintaining healthy glowing skin. What with slathering on sunscreens and moisturising, exfoliation is…

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Late Summer Reading

Late Summer Reading Recommendations Chicks Page Turners: Top 5   For many summer is the season to read for pleasure. With some preferring a light read reminiscent of sun, sea and sand, and others preferring something a little more challenging that they’ve been meaning to get to. Personally, I find…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Bloodline

Review of Bloodline on Netflix Florida Keys.  Check.  Sunshine, sand, beautiful seas…….check.  The most idyllic setting for any TV show? Again check.  What could possibly go wrong?  Well – quite a lot it would seem. Part of a new series of Netflix originals, “Bloodline” created by Todd A. Kessler, Glenn…

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B Real with Bipolar

Be Real with Bipolar When I first started speaking and writing about mental health, I promised myself to always be real. With good health and confidence it is fantastically easy but the challenge has been when the ill health sets in. How can one positively impact the world of mental…

Summer Berry Blast-Smoothie

Summer Berry Smoothie       At this time of year, it’s always great to take advantage of all the gorgeous berries in season. This smoothie packed with berries with extra helpings of one of my favourites Blackberries. This versatile fruit is full of flavour and a whole gamut of…

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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…

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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…

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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Pedi Ready… Summer Footwear

Pedi Ready… Summer Footwear…. Fashion for your feet! Pedicures are definitely a prerequisite for summer feet. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy.  Sometimes a fresh natural nail looks perfect on a tanned foot paired with leather sandals. Or you can go for it with glitter toes and jazz up a simple flip flop.  I…

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Push vs Flow

A mentee asked me the following question yesterday: “Don’t your messages to push on, march forth and then go with the flow contradict each other?” This is an excellent question, and I can understand why an apparent contradiction exists in the eyes of some. If this question has occurred to…

Shalke Jewellery Summer Love Giveaway!

Shalke Jewellery Summer Love Giveaway “Made with love for you” That is the ethos of Shalke Jewellery….. And made with love they clearly are! We at Those London Chicks are lovers of fine Jewellery, especially unusual pieces that are not only beautifully designed and timeless, but have significant sometimes spiritual…