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Christmas Gift List 2018

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A list of some of our favourite small and independent businesses for you to get your christmas gifts from... Qyuu Designs HueBoxx Dorcas Creates Nia Ballerina Ayesha Faisal Cookie and Biscuit Eeni Lemon Drop Books Funky n Chunky Eclectic Gift Casey Elisha Books Kemi Telford Maman Gateau Afrocenchix Afro Hair & Skin Co Gitas Portal ...

Dylan 28.11.05

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My plan was to have Dylan in a Birthing Centre, I was young, I was healthy, there would be no problem I thought. Haha, was I wrong. During one of my check ups I sat on a bed whilst a nurse took my blood pressure twice, then left the room. I sighed, because I’d already been ...

A Day With… Cindy Theodore

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Today we spend a day with Cindy Theodore, mother of two, wife and owner of Maman Gateau .  Maman Gateau is a a fun children's gift brand that uses fabrics that are synonymous with West Africa to make useful gifts for children ranging from (very cool) bibs to hareem pants (that should come in adults sizes ...

A Day With… Vean Torto 

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Today we spend the day with Vean Torto. In her former life Vean was a Florist, Event Planner, Songwriter, Writer and is now a stay at home Mum  of 4. I set my alarm for…. 6.00am I actually get up at… 6.15am The time always depends on how organised I've been the night before! If a sink full of dishes ...

A Day With… Sonia Meggie

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Today we have the pleasure of spending a day with Sonia Meggie, founder of CIC Inspirational You, Diversity advisor and founder of the accessory brand Funky n Chunky. We have described Sonia as a ‘gentle powerhouse’ as she is one of the kindest, most hardworking, impactful people we know. Sonia’s community work via Inspirational You has ...

A Day With… Natalie Lee

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Today we spend a day with mega babe, Nat aka @stylemesunday. Nat is social media influencer working with brands ranging from Marks and Spencer to Stylist magazine.  Unlike many online influencers Nat focuses on fashion with feeling.  Her brand is all about looking and feeling good in your own skin. This has led her to create the Warrior ...

A Day with Rachel Ritfeld

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Today Actress, Model, Writer and mum to Rosalia, Rachel Ritfeld tells us how  she juggles it all.     I set my alarm for… 6.30am, I used to have terrible insomnia so now that I am able to sleep better I cherish it. Alarm time also depends on what time I have to be on set (at times ...

A Day With… Wanita Bardouille

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Today we get a glimpse into the day of Wanita Bardouille, mother, partner, glorious friend and Retail Development Director for Ralph Lauren.  Wanita started off as a cashier and has worked her way up the corporate ladder without compromising herself.  She is the type of person that cuts through the BS, rolls up her sleeves ...

A Place To Be Whole

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Photo: Nyssa Paige Sometimes I am in a room, full of smiling faces with familiar empathetic nods. Exchanges of tips and information take place. Conversations about being realistic, compassionate and understanding. We talk about our truth, knowing we can't have it all but still giving it a damn good try. Sometimes I am in a room ...

A Day With… Jodie Clarke

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Today we spend the day with the absolute epitome of a Super Mum Boss - Jodie Clarke. Jodie is the founder of Clarkes Closet, where she creates some of the most stylishly adorable black rag dolls and accessories that you'll find in London. She works best at night (we know this cos we've seen her ...