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Master trainer Sandy Macaskill shares fitness tips from Barry’s Bootcamp

What is a typical day for you at Barry’s Bootcamp?

So the best part of my job is there’s no typical day really. Take the other day – I taught my morning class, jumped into a meeting with my managers, … Read more →

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Festive blow-dries to blow your socks off

Party season is upon us, and unless you’re blessed with incredibly obedient hair, blow-dries will become your new best friend. Central heating, wet, rainy weather, roaring winds, cold frosty mornings and rolling around in bed not wanting to get up … Read more →

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'Call it magic - I think of it as divine intervention'

Botox with Dr Anil

The blurb

Previously Resident Physician at Harvey Nichols, cosmetic doctor Dr Anil has appeared in Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, as well as having contributed articles to The Times, CBS and Fox News. He can also be spotted offering advice … Read more →

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darren delaney magician conjuror

Darren Delaney

You first became interested in magic at nine years old, when you received a magic set—what sparked your interest and why do you think it captured your imagination so much?

Paul Daniels was the big TV magician when I was … Read more →

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Guerrilla advertising London

Guerrilla Advertising in London

Advertising is unavoidable. Everywhere you look there is product and service promotion of all shapes and sizes, especially if you live in London. Nowadays the city is so flooded with this noise that marketers have to find new and inventive … Read more →

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'They’ll be surprised at the menu initially...'

Finch’s Dining Room

Open Mon–Thu 11am–11pm, Fri–Sat 11am–midnight, Sun midday–10.30pm

The style & crowd:

Once upon a time there were gastropubs, which dared to offer restaurant quality food instead of nuts and crisps. Surprisingly, Portobello needs one of those. Now virtually all pubs … Read more →

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Devonshire Arms
'The 40-minute wait for our mains was accompanied by apologies and it was worth it'

Devonshire Arms

Open Mon–Thu 11am–11pm; Fri and Sat 11am–midnight; Sun 11am–11pm

The style:

Located at the site formerly owned by Gordon Ramsay Holdings, The Devonshire Arms is the second opening of Nick Gibson, who also owns The Drapers Arms in Islington. Shaun … Read more →

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'The constant creativity and variation provides excitement for guests'

Rabbit

Tue–Sat midday–midnight, Sun midday–6pm, Mon 6pm–11pm

The blurb

Sister restaurant to Shed, Rabbit is a rustic space in the heart of Chelsea that echoes the simpler bucolic life of the Sussex family farm from which its ingredients and some of … Read more →

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'How wonderful, too, to have found the place---and the food---so truly loveable'

Egg Break

Mon–Sun 8am–10pm

I’ve always had a troubled relationship with the egg. When I was younger, it was something to be shunned from my plate—not detested, perhaps, but certainly not enjoyed. As I grew up, it became a sort of … Read more →

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bliss spa
'I could feel the ingredients getting to work'

Blisslabs Active 99.0 Facial

The Blurb:

Combining advanced ingredients with microdermabrasion, micro-current toning technology, a professional strength peel and pore-purging extractions, Bliss Spa’s intensive facial has launched in conjunction with their new professional grade skincare line with 99% active ingredients, Blisslabs Active 99.0%.

This … Read more →

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