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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…

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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…

Sweet Plates – Ice cream

Mastiki ice cream • Mastiki baggto Παγωτό με μαστίχα If ever there is a taste that is uniquely Greek then it would have to be mastic. It is used to flavour so many of our desserts from rice pudding to semolina cake, but really it is best tasted in ice…

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Apple Cider Vinegar:Beauty & Beyond

Apple Cider Vinegar – For Beauty & Beyond! The Power of Vinegar….. There are many forms of vinegar from Malt vinegar, I usually use to douse on my fish and chips. White Vinegar, which can always be found in my cupboard under the sink to cater to a number of…

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Kale Breakfast Smoothie

Kale Breakfast Smoothie The truth is, this previously underappreciated vegetable is getting a lot of attention for good reason: it’s extremely nutritious. Packed with anti-oxidants, and full of fiber, incorporating kale can be one of the best ways to improve your diet and what better way than with a Smoothie….

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The Awakening by Sidra Jafri – Book Giveaway

The Awakening by Sidra Jafri This giveaway is for the Your Mind, Body and Soul….. We at Those London Chicks are all about encouraging and celebrating upcycling ones life. So we are so pleased to offer the chance for you to win a copy of The Awakening written by Sidra…

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…

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Tonia Buxton – Eat Greek for a Week

Eat Greek for a Week Book by Tonia Buxton Fabulous food that will improve your health in seven days! As a society we are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of nutrition for a healthy, happy balanced life. Consuming the correct food has been linked to the prevention of life…

Body Image isn’t everything

Body Image isn’t everything…. I am currently taking respite in the quiet area of Ibiza. It is my first stage of recovery after my recent inpatient stay in a psychiatric hospital. I am doing nothing but lying on the beach, seeing friends and hanging out in local cafes. Sounds amazing…

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,…

Spring into Summer-Makeup Tutorial

It’s finally here, the sun is starting to break through the clouds and the days are lasting longer! So it’s defiantly time to brighten up your face! Nobody wants to be caked up in makeup when the suns out but we all still want to look our best and give…

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Tonia Buxton • Garides me feta

Prawns with feta • Garides me feta Γαρίδες με φέτα I always get caught out with this recipe! No matter how much I make there is never enough, so light and yummy you just keep coming back for more. I serve it straight from the hot casserole dish to the…

Little people and food

Little People and Food… Advice and Tips for a Healthy Little Person and Happier Household Little people and their relationship with food can be a great source of stress for parents. We all want to give our little ones the best diet possible but there are various factors we cannot…