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How about a wine tasting evening?

Whether you are into wine or not, it is always nice to learn something new. Wine is more than just a drink, it is an art, a wide spectrum of knowledge and science, becoming a sommelier is not an easy task. There are a few wine tasting programmes and courses available around, depending on what you are looking for and your aim, there is always one that suits you. Recently I had been invited to attend a wine tasting evening at Le Cordon Bleu in London. For those are into culinary, you are probably familiar with the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute. Courses and programmes from pastry, boulangerie, wine to culinary m...
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Come Dine With Me

Sharing is caring! In Asia, we are very used to the sharing concept. In the West, while people love gathering around for food, it is not that common to order sharing plates. When Market Hall comes into the scene, it slowly revolutionizes the food scene in London. What is very familiar to us- a food hall, is new to Londoners. Says in the name, Market Hall, is a market within a hall. After the success in Fulham, recently opened is the new Market Hall in Victoria. Right opposite to one of the busiest main transport hub, Victoria station, the space that was an Edwardian shopping arcade, a restaurant and a club since 1909, now house...
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Show the world you care

Produced by director and photographer Rankin through his creative agency The Full Service and animated by Jelly London, this Christmas the Climate Coalition (a collection of over 130 organisations representing more than 15 million people across the UK dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities. ) has released a Christmas film showing a snowman melting under the pressure of climate change for the group’s ‘Show The Love’ campaign. The campaign aims to encourage people to take action to protect the things they love from climate change.   The animation, narrated by singer Lia...
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The Detox Kitchen

  Its a good trend that people are becoming more aware of their lifestyle and wellbeing. In London, I first came across this place called the Detox Kitchen by chance. I got hooked immediately with their idea and the food they offer. Lily Simpson, founder of the Detox Kitchen,  believes that the food we eat can have a powerful effect on our health. This is why they focus on creating nutritious, wholesome food using good quality, seasonal ingredients cooked from scratch daily in their kitchen. Hoping to get more people eating and enjoying healthy food, Lily, who is passionate about cooking, created the Detox Kitchen back in 201...
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Mindful Journey

Have you ever feel like you dont understand how you feel? There are moments in life where we face cross roads, that we are low in energy and we feel down, sometimes all we need is just a person who understands and be able to put things into perspective objectively. About 1.5 years ago I met Sinéad, an intuitive specialist who has just won the best women’s mentor of the year 2016. Now if you havent any idea what is an intuitive specialist, you can read about my experience with her here. Fastforward 1.5 year, when we met again earlier at 4 Wellness , as usual, Sinead will read your energy without asking any questions and tell you...
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