Always refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies, just go with what you feel!


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Have you got an early stage wellness start-up or business idea? Healthista is giving you the chance to win an expenses-paid three-day incubation programme in Paris for two of your team

Healthista has teamed up with luxury hotel brand Pullman Hotels & Resorts to launch a new wellness entrepreneurship-focused initiative and event – Health To Wealth – to help budding start-ups bring their businesses to life.

The live event will see Healthista readers, consumers, influencers, media and businesspeople alike, come together to share and learn.

During the event, selected early-stage health businesses and ideas will be put to the test Dragon’s Den-style before a panel of industry experts including BBC Dragon – and Healthista investor – Touker Suleyman.

When: June 13th, 2019

Where: The Shaw Theatre, Pullman London St Pancras, 100-110 Euston Road, King’s Cross, London, NW1 2AJ

Time: 6.00pm-9.30pm

Tickets: £15 from this link. Entry price includes a wellbeing goodie bag worth over £50.

Pitching competition for early-stage health startups

We are inviting applications from wellbeing entrepreneurs dedicated to turning their wellness passion into profit and from wellness-based early stage start-ups, for a chance to win an incredible business growth opportunity.

You can enter your business now to be in with a chance to pitch at the Health To Wealth event. The deadline for entries is May 28th and you can find the entry guidelines below.…for-your-team/

Good Luck!

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Interesting article in the Telegraph about more waste, I’m shocked and again angry at how much us as a society waste on products.  I’m so glad to hear of many hygiene banks now opening for people on the breadline, especially in this country. I try and do my bit and donate as much as I can, products only to my local shelter.  I would never give money to all these big charities because I don’t trust them.  There are a lot of scams out there and a lot of charity bosses just want money for their £250k a year salaries.

I remember my parents telling me when they were in Africa, (My Father’s ship was stationed there) the crew on the ship used to throw the soap and toiletries overboard to Africans who were beyond grateful.  This story always saddened me as a child, how can people suffer like that in the world living in such poverty, they found joy in a bar of soap.  We should all be so grateful.  I always love to use the hotel toiletries, especially if it’s Molten Brown or Eve Lom like in some of the top hotels.  I’ve never been a high maintenance kind of woman, just simple soap and deodorant will do me.

Read what happens to hotel leftovers

The Hygiene Bank Charity


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SONG FOR THE WEEK – Summer is coming!

You have no idea how much I want to do a dance record. Probably have to learn how to sing first!

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This year, Easter Sunday falls on 21st April and there’s plenty of fun to be had in London from Good Friday to Easter Monday (Friday April 19 – Monday April 22 2019).

Whether you’re treating yourself to a Eggs Benedict or simply taking in the wonderful city in bloom, check out the current Easter Events.

Wimbledon and Putney Egg Hunting

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Make sure you’re cracking open a Cadbury egg in the lush grounds of a National Trust property this Easter by signing up for the big Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Just enter your postcode to find your nearest National Trust property and whiz over there to crack the clues.

Easter Egg Decorating party in @ We Built This City, Soho

Kid-friendly fun which adults will enjoy too, as you’re allowed to let your creative juices flow on your very own zany, out-there Easter egg box. Yes, they give you a chocolate egg to put in the box at the end.

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Explore the Kensington Palace rooms and gardens during the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt for delicious chocolate prizes from 6th – 22nd April

Hampton Court Palace

Go on an Easter egg hunt as you learn about London’s history at some of English Heritage properties, including Hampton Court Palace from 6th – 22nd April

Regents Park in Bloom

The London Easter 10k


The only egg hunt where you might bump into an A-lister or two, Annabel’s is setting members on a mission to find its hidden treats. The club’s restaurants will be decorated especially, too, while special arts and craft classes are being hosted for children, including Easter crown and card-making workshops.

Fenwick Egg Hunt, Mayfair, Brent Cross & Kingston

Fenwick is hosting an array of egg-citing kids activities, competitions and in-store offers for the whole family from 5-22 April. But the Lindt Bunny Hunt takes place on 18 April in the Toy Department, where kids can seek out the golden bunnies for their chance to win a hamper of Lindt chocolate worth £50! All participants will also receive a free Lindt bunny, while stocks last. Happy hunting!

Maître Choux’s Easter Eclair Hunt, Chelsea
19-22 April

Maître Choux is hosting an Easter Eclair hunt around the King’s Road. Hunt out the mini éclairs secretly placed all the way down the Kings Road. Those lucky enough to find them can redeem them in store at Maître Choux for a decadent Dark Chocolate Eclair, filled with an intense and creamy dark chocolate. Why not hang around and pair it with an indulgent hot chocolate, made with three kinds of chocolate including, manjari, guanja and jivara and a touch of cinnamon?

59 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 4ND;


Have Fun!


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Many Happy Returns to my Mother, who is celebrating her 75th Birthday today, she looks good for her age, still has her youthful spirit and STILL working, no retirement.  Working because she wants to not because she needs to.  That’s why I adore the Baby Boomer generation and my Generation X, the amount of good we put into this world.

My Mother spent the Sunday getting up at 4am to go to work on a new film, she works as a Support Artist.  She doesn’t get the ‘Elderly Roles’ or ‘Grandma Roles’.  Like her and many of her friends, they still look young and dress on trend (like I get the young Student roles).


On set with pal Mary.

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HAND MODELLING: Another string to my bow

Enjoying the Hand modelling Jobs.  I’ve been in many commercials now, well my hands have too and TV.  One can earn from £200 per day upwards, depending on the brand.

How to Become a Hand Model?

Practice how to present and hold your body part in front of the camera to showcase it in the best light. Surprisingly, there is an art to how you place your hand, position your legs or arch your foot without looking lifeless or stiff. The poses need to appear natural, which can be difficult when in a set up situation. Therefore, practicing in front of a mirror or friend focusing on the body part that you wish to model will significantly help. Even taking pictures and reviewing how your pose appeared when transferred through the lens could be vital to your success.

My hands on the job – Pics from this Month (By the way none of my pics are airbrushed, you know I dislike anything fake).



How to Make a Hand Model Portfolio?

Hire a professional photographer to take shots of your hand poses. Only include high quality images within your portfolio so amateur images will not suffice. The idea is that your evidence of work impresses an agency or employer. Therefore, it is important that you perfect every aspect considering layout, format and each photograph.

How Much Does a Hand Model Earn?

Hand models could earn up to £5,000 per day. Big brands require the perfect hands to appear in their advertisements and campaign imagery. A worldwide campaign would pay up to £5,000 whereas an editorial shoot pays around £250 – £500.

Hand modelling can be extremely lucrative with advertisers willing to pay a large sum of money. Since hands are unrecognisable they can be used in a variety of campaigns and more jobs are available. However, the industry is very unpredictable and you may not earn a steady income.

Contact A Model Agency

Once you have fully prepared it is time to approach a model agency who specialises in your domain. Investigate the establishments that are experienced in the sector to locate a modelling agency that has strong links and connections. It is important to feel comfortable with the agency and feel safe in the knowledge that they are doing their utmost to secure modelling work for you. Apply to as many as possible to keep your options open and find an agency suitable for your needs.

Even though a model agency will take a percentage of your earnings, they will be able to find you work. It is their reward for securing you the role in the first place. Choose a specialist agency that has a lot of connections in the industry. Keep your options open and apply to many different companies who you think you will be well suited to.


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