Misogyny is still rife in business. But that doesn’t stop entrepreneurs like Debbie Moore triumphing over a world of “men in suits”. Many people were skeptical when the self-described “ex-model with Northern common sense” opened Pineapple Dance Studios in 1979. Yet just three years later she was the first woman to float a company on the London Stock… Continue reading Debbie Moore: How to be successful in business
WHAT: The Chiltern Firehouse Restaurant WHERE: 1 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, Loondon, W1U 7PA NEAREST TUBE: Bond Street (Central) WHY: A few weeks ago, I was very kindly invited to dinner at the Chiltern Firehouse. For someone who was brought up in Yorkshire and who mainly lives on porridge, bananas and cake, this was oh so exciting and a… Continue reading The Chiltern Firehouse, Marylebone
WHAT: The London Wetland Centre, WHERE: Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT OPENING TIMES: 364 days a year, from 9.30 am, with seasonal closing times. TRANSPORT: Nearest tube is Hammersmith, then jump on the number 283 direct to the centre, which takes about 10 minutes. HOW MUCH: £10.11 per person (book online). VERDICT: A perfect way to spend… Continue reading London Wetland Centre, Barnes
Or is Megan Trainor’s song just another form of body-shaming? With over 144,000 record sales and 100 million YouTube hits, there is no denying that Megan Trainor’s debut single is huge. And hey, I’m not gonna lie – being told that “every inch” of me is “perfect from the bottom to the top” is always nice… Continue reading Is it REALLY all about that bass?