Archive for October 2011

I love holidaying in Spain in the summer for many reasons-i like the country and its people,  the lightness that a small jug of sangria brings to my step, the clean sand and the beautiful glinting of the sea, the fresh seafood … Read more

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Therapists and beauty practitioners can be divided into two categories-those who think they have reached their peak and just stop trying to get better  and those who constantly learn and evolve-an aromatherapist Michelle Roque-O’Neil belongs to the latter category. I … Read more

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Last week I attended not a glamorous presentation or a frivolous party, but an annual members meeting at the Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea. Truth be told, RBH is a very special place and I care for this hospital deeply, as incredibly kind … Read more

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I am of the opinion that a lipstick or a lip balm can be the only beauty tool, on top of your usual skincare routine, that can make you look groomed when you are doing a school run in the morning … Read more

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For the make-up junkies among you, I have a really good piece of news-Ellis Faas, the make-up artist extraordinaire, is going to be in London next week. Ellis will do three ‘Meet & Greets’ at Space NK: * Wednesday 19, 17.00-20.00 … Read more

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Transition from summer to autumn can be somewhat treacherous and our immune system tends to either take time to adjust ( we end up feeling tired and struggle to get out of bed in the morning) or we just end up … Read more

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Sometimes things land on my desk which make me think ‘why wasn’t this invented earlier?’-well, Little Bu nail polishes tick this category for sure. The brand is the brain child of Patricia Dente-Haimes, a native New Yorker who has over … Read more

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I have never had the privilege of meeting Steve Jobs in person, but like many people around the world, from Presidents to young students on campus, I was incredibly saddened by the news that after a long battle with pancreatic cancer … Read more

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Sometimes an exciting invitation lands on my desk, yet I simply can’t attend the event for reasons ranging from previous commitments to not being able to get a baby-sitter, so when I received an invitation from Claudia and Adriana Chaparro Pignalosa, … Read more

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A friend of mine, who recently moved from Paris back to London and who has a pretty good eye for photography, has sent me a link to the site of a very talented sculptore Carole Andrews today. Her work is very … Read more

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