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London’s river concerts back by popular demand

Evenings of festive musical merriment return this month as London’s leading River Bus service MBNA Thames Clippers brings back its series of live acoustic performances from the capital’s top buskers. Last year’s sessions received rave reviews, so the 2017 MBNA Thames Clippers’ ‘River Lates’ sets on 19 and 20 December 2017 are sure to be […]

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How to make your own mince pies

Mince pie season is here! We love these delicious festive treats and no home or party would be the same without them at this time of year. Homemade mince pies are always better than bought ones. If you want to make your own mince pies, we have a fabulous recipe from celebrity chef Tom Aikens. The […]

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Braving botox at Regents Park Aesthetics

Considering botox but have concerns? Clare Turner tried the popular cosmetic procedure for the first time at Regents Park Aesthetics… The party season has arrived and everybody wants to look their best entering 2018. I was invited for a consultation at the award-winning go-to clinic Regents Park Aesthetics. I have always been intrigued about cosmetic […]

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The best winter terraces in London for Christmas drinks

If you are planning a few festive drinks in London, there are plenty of places where you can enjoy the Christmas spirit. We have a selection of great winter terraces in London for you to check out… ‘Let it Snow’ at Sanderson’s Long Bar Christmas isn’t Christmas unless it snows, and this winter the iconic […]

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The Sloaney Christmas Gift Guide 2017

The festive season is approaching and here is our Christmas Gift Guide for those wanting to make a start on present shopping. Keep checking back as we will be adding new ideas throughout November and December… Luxury accessory brand, Wild and Woolly, has recently unveiled it’s newest statement pieces, including pastel shearling phone cases. You […]

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Black Friday at M Restaurants will see a discount on Wagyu beef

This Black Friday, or rather Blackmore Wagyu Friday, M Restaurants are offering guests the chance to indulge the highest grade of beef available in the UK, at a 30% discount. M Restaurants, along with Heston Blumenthal, are the only certified venues in the UK to serve award winning Australian Blackmore 9++ grade Wagyu beef. However, […]

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A luxury British staycation at Bovey Castle Hotel

I set off to Bovey Castle with two main goals. Firstly, I wanted to enjoy a traditional British staycation with beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, relaxing spa sessions, cosy drinks by the fire and long delicious dinners (I wasn’t asking for much!).  Secondly, I wanted to achieve all of this with a baby in tow. A […]

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Blast your body ahead of party season at Best’s Bootcamp

By KATIE ANN LAMB It is the final countdown to Christmas which means copious parties, rich foods and lots of champagne- everything to help pile on the pounds. Some of us may have exotic overseas plans for the New Year or just prefer not to enter 2018 looking like Santa’s twin. So when I was […]

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Mum Diary: Stand out from the crowd with Blade and Rose clothing

I have decided that shopping for baby clothes can be quite addictive. Having not really noticed baby clothes before, now I seem to see them everywhere! Even when I visit the supermarket for a weekly food shop, I can’t resist sneaking over to the baby clothing aisle for a quick look at the new stock. […]

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Harrods unveils The Roastery and Bake Hall

NEWS London department store Harrods has opened the doors to its new Roastery and Bake Hall, marking the largest redevelopment of its historic Food Halls in more than 30 years. Housing a from-scratch Bakery and coffee Roastery, Tea Tailor, Gourmet Grocery and new destination Coffee Bar, The Roastery and Bake Hall is the first phase […]

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