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LLG for eBay Collections: From clocks to Le Creuset

June 24, 2014 Sponsored Posts

You may remember that back in March I was very pleased and excited to announce that I was one of the new eBay  special curators, working on the new eBay Collections initiative in the UK, along with fellow curators TV presenter and Radio 1 DJ Reggie Yates, interior designer Kelly Hoppen, Susannah Lau of StyleBubble, [...]

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The Daily Beauty: Investigating the Science behind Olay Regenerist

May 21, 2014 LLG Beauty

One of the things that beauty writers like to talk about – a lot – is how face creams from the big companies like P&G are always worth investigating, given their significant investment in research and development. Of course, we can talk about it, but it’s not often that we get a chance to get up [...]

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Recipe: Grilled Chicken with a Yogurt Marinade, Lemon and Coriander

May 14, 2014 LLG Food

If you have read LLG for a while, then it’s no secret that I eat a lot of yogurt. A lot. For breakfast with granola, for lunch with black beans as a much healthier sub for sour cream, with bowls of satisfying lentils in the evening. I love its versatility, and its convenience. And, of [...]

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Fashion: Hobbs for the John Lewis 150th Anniversary

May 6, 2014 LLG Fashion

Saturday was one of those perfect days where everything seemed in alignment. The sun was shining, my outfit worked, and I got to hang out with the wonderful papercut artist and illustrator Poppy Chancellor. We were both acting as brand ambassadors for Hobbs at John Lewis Oxford Street to help  Britain’s favourite department store celebrate [...]

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The Tumi Golden Ticket Competition: Win the trip of a lifetime (Seriously!)

May 3, 2014 Sponsored Posts

As regular readers will know, I am wedded to my Tumi Vapor case, which travels around the world with me. But whilst mine is green, we’re here to talk about not one, but five GOLDEN Tumi Tegra -Lite cases. (These are made from Tegris, a super-strong lightweight material, currently used by the army for body [...]

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COMPETITION: Win two VIP tickets to Northern Ballet on water at Kew Gardens with Taylors of Harrogate

April 25, 2014 Competitions & Giveaways

Regular readers will know how much I love the ballet, and so I am very excited about today’s competition. I’ve been invited to experience something quite magical: an extraordinary VIP evening featuring a unique, first-ever performance by Northern Ballet, on water, which will take place in the magical setting of Kew Gardens. The evening is [...]

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Fashion: Karen Millen Atelier Leather with Selfridges. Part Two.

February 10, 2014 LLG Fashion

When I wrote about my new leather biker jacket last week, there wasn’t really space (without writing the longest ever blog post) to talk about how it was actually made beyond the design amendments that I requested as part of my collaboration with Karen Millen’s Atelier Leather customisation project with Selfridges. For me one of [...]

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Fashion: Karen Millen Atelier Leather with Selfridges. Part One.

February 3, 2014 LLG Fashion

When I was fifteen there was nothing I wanted in my wardrobe more than a leather biker jacket. To me it represented the pinnacle of cool; the ultimate statement to go with my eight hole DMs and Wedding Present T shirt. Sadly for my indie kid dreams, the purchase of one was far beyond my [...]

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Gifting: Dodo Charms

December 24, 2013 Jewellery & watches

I haven’t taken off my tiny gold dachshund charm since I was given it at the dinner I hosted for Italian charm purveryors Dodo at my flat last month. I love that it is so delicate, and speaks to my love for sausage dogs. But it is the hidden meaning behind the Dodo charms that [...]

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Countdown to Christmas Entertaining…

December 9, 2013 My Life in England

For most of December I hover about in a state of suppressed excitement: Christmas is a glorious way to end the year. I also love all the rituals that come with Christmas time, the entertaining of friends and family at parties, meals and all sorts of fun. I wrote about some of them in our [...]

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