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George Michael

Gorgeous George

Last Christmas, the news broke our hearts. This year, we’re saving our tears to remember someone special: George Michael, singer, song writer, philanthropist and free spirit. By Alex Larman The only time I ever saw George Michael in the flesh was at once surprising and…

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2017 A YEAR IN REVIEW

As we bid farewell to this year and prepare to usher in the new, Eric Woollard-White looks back over some of the moments and memories we’re unlikely to forget – ever… If 2017 had an abiding spirit, it would be one of resilience, compassion and hope. In a…

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The apprentice

The apprentice

Dean McClumpha left school at 13 with no plan in life. Thanks to Jamie Oliver he found a path. He tells Rosie Coxshaw about life as the Naked Chef ’s International Development man. Words: Nancy Larman Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw Dean McClumpha, International Development Chef at…

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LTDA

Black beauties

London’s iconic black cabs are the envy of the world. We flagged down Steve McNamara of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) to mine The Knowledge. Words: Eric Woollard-White Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw London’s black cab drivers are rightly revered around the world. Who hasn’t, after all, watched…

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Metropolitan University

In the hot seat

Rachael South went from art school to upholstery and now shares her experiences through teaching at The Cass School of Art based at the London Metropolitan University. Words: Alex Larmen    Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw Rachael South has established a significant reputation in the field of craft…

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Gordon Mac

IT STARTED WITH A KISS

Gordon Mac For , a childhood love of music proved the catalyst for his part in kick-starting the UK’s commercial radio revolution. E1 Life tuned in to find out more… Words: Eric Woollard-White    Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw Very few people working in any business can lay…

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Triyoga

Come along and Tri-Yoga

Jonathan Sattin embarked on the wellbeing industry, launching Triyoga in the year 2000, when yoga was an untouched market. Today he is creating beautiful spaces where everyone can belong. Words: Nancy Larman   Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw The year was 1997 and Jonathan Sattin found himself on…

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Jar of hearts

Jar of hearts

Ever thought of filling a jar with healthy delights packed for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Meet Dominique Eloise Alexander, the food stylist and writer paving the way for young women in business. She tells Rosie Coxshaw about Jar Foods, her freshly launched book “We all…

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Galliard Homes

Design for living

for living Property never ceases to be a talking point in London. With a career spanning more than three decades in the industry, David Galman, Sales and Marketing Director at Galliard Homes, has plenty of insight to offer buyers at every level. Words: Eric Woollard-White …

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Brexcited or Brexhausted

Brexcited or Brexhausted

Whether we like it or not, the political map of Europe is all set for change since the UK voted to leave the Union. But just how Brexit-proof is your business or workplace? BY ERIC WOOLLARD-WHITE We sent Eric Woollard-White with a flask of tea…

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Little Miss Dynamite

Little Miss Dynamite

Razor-sharp intelligence, an adventurous spirit, a desire to disrupt and a shrewd entrepreneurial eye all make for an explosive combination, so who better to blow up the boring old world of business events than Rupa Ganatra? BY KELLY BESWICK   A few weeks back, the…

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Vinoteca

Hip to sip

Providing fine wine and good-value seasonal food in an informal, vibrant environment, Vinoteca is revolutionising wine bars. Aileen Murphy spoke to co-founder Brett Woonton about seeing the brand expand way beyond its original Farringdon site. Running five wine bars keeps owner Brett Woonton very in…

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