The Rise of Women Drivers

It has been noted that many women are choosing to learn how to drive over relationships. Jean-Baptiste Limare, Head of Car Access at Admiral.com, said “young drivers are so determined to stay on the road they are willing to sacrifice fashion, fun and festivals in order to keep up with the costs. In fact, it’s even ‘road over romance’ for more than half of young female drivers”. Admiral also revealed to The Telegraph that, on average, women were better drivers. So why is it that, … [Read more...]

The Expert’s Guide to Hosting a Summer Cocktail Party

Cocktail parties are a fun and simple event to plan, not to mention they’re also quite glamourous. If you’re considering planning a cocktail party this summer, read this expert guide on how to choose a theme, set the scene, and what to serve to your guests. Planning the Menu Traditionally, cocktail party menus consist of hors d’oeuvres – or canopies, small, bite size amounts of food with a variety of different choices. Since your party is all about the cocktails don’t go too heavy on … [Read more...]

London conference against child marriage – Nov 23 (UK)

Nigerian Women organize November London conference against child marriage NIGERIAN women in the UK have convened a special conference to debate the debilitating effects of child marriage among African children in response to recent moves by the Senate to approve underage wedlock. In July, the Nigerian senate approved a bill that would recognise child brides as adults and which would legalise marriages to minors. There has been an national and international outrage at the development with … [Read more...]

EARTH DAY 2013

International Mother Earth Day was established in 2009 by the General Assembly under Resolution A/RES/63/278. The Resolution was introduced by The Plurinational State of Bolivia and endorsed by over 50 member states. It recognizes that "the Earth and its ecosystems are our home" and that "it is necessary to promote harmony with nature and the Earth." The term Mother Earth is used because it "reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet we … [Read more...]

Margaret Thatcher dies: Politics blog

Margaret Thatcher dies: Politics blog The Press Association has filed an obituary from Chris Moncrieff, its former political editor. Here is how it starts. Margaret Thatcher was the woman who, virtually single-handed and in the space of one tumultuous decade, transformed a nation. In the view of her many admirers, she thrust a strike-infested half-pace Britain back among the front-runners in the commanding peaks of the industrial nations of the world. Her detractors, many of them … [Read more...]

London Committee of UK NC, UN Women – Annual General Meeting 2013

16 Apr 2013 Guest speaker: Marai Larasi MBE The London Committee of the UK National Committee for UN Women is delighted to invite London members and supporters to join us for our AGM to hear about our work during 2012, our plans for 2013 and how you can be involved. After the AGM we are pleased to welcome Marai Larasi MBE as our guest speaker. Marai is the Executive Director of Imkaan, a UK-based national second tier organization dedicated to challenging violence against black, minority … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day!, Mums celebrated in U.K., March 10

Mother's Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April or May. It complements Father's Day, a celebration honoring fathers. Mother's Day is an American invention, and it is not directly descended from the many celebrations of mothers and motherhood that have occurred throughout the world over thousands of years, such as the Greek cult to … [Read more...]

Tamara Mellon is Taking Action after sale of Jimmy Choo empire ($800 mil)

“Fashion is what I know.”   After selling her Jimmy Choo empire for more than $800 million, Tamara Mellon is ready to announce her much-anticipated new venture, her own namesake fashion label Tamara Mellon, OBE is the former Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Jimmy Choo, a luxury brand that offers designer shoes, handbags and a range of accessories. She stepped down from the brand in November 2011 after its acquisition by Labelux. Mellon has been quietly working on her grand … [Read more...]

7 Days, 1 Billion Will Rise – A Video Message from Eve

    In 7 Days, 1 Billion Will Rise - A Video Message from Eve No matter where you are, in a week we will rise together as one. With the addition of Laos, Liberia, Monaco, and Palestine, we are now up to 197 countries and territories taking part in what will be the largest global day of action the world has ever seen. In seven days, starting in Samoa, the sun will rise on 14 February, kicking off 48 hours worldwide of striking, dancing, and rising. To send you into your … [Read more...]

Coach Khama – Birthday DVD Celebration – Yes, 90% OFF!

It's my Birthday! And I have a little something for YOU! Greetings from London! Arrived safe and sound yesterday afternoon from Los Angeles. So, my birthday is tomorrow and I'm hosting a "90% OFF ALL Products Birthday Sale" until THIS Friday, Feb. 1st! Stock up on my content-rich DVDs (there's 28 to choose from!) or my transformation Unleash Your Breakthrough 12-CD SET!   ---> CLICK HERE - use Coupon Code: BIRTHDAY But please be aware, this will be the LAST … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates London Holiday Teas

Observance of the custom originated amongst the wealthy classes in England in the 1840. Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford, is widely credited as transforming afternoon tea (or low tea) in England into a late-afternoon meal whilst visiting Belvoir Castle, though Charles II of England's wife Catherine of Braganza is often credited with introducing tea to the court upon her arrival in 1662. By the end of the nineteenth century, afternoon tea or low tea had developed into its current form … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates Grand Opening of McQ Flagship Store, London

Here’s the first look inside the new McQ Flagship Store in London. The new store concept was conceived by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen and realised together with David Collins Studio. “We wanted to create a story and a home for McQ and the flagship on Dover Street is an extension of this world. The store will offer special catwalk pieces alongside ready-to-wear collections in a rich and immersive McQ environment.” – Sarah Burton. “We looked at fetish. We wanted the home of … [Read more...]

Lorin J. MacDonald – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this definite power of example to all women. Dealing with her own physical challenges, this woman is blazing new paths for all women with her own hearing disability, forging new horizons, new ways so to enable all the Women of our World to live fulfilled, thriving lives.   WOMAN of ACTION™     Lorin J. MacDonald “A lot of people try to understand my hearing loss, and honestly, Iʼm too busy doing things … [Read more...]

London 2012 closed, onward to the Paralympics Games – AUG 29 !!!

  London's closing ceremony     The Games of the XXX Olympiad have come to a close, the last of the medals handed out, and all that's left is to celebrate the past 16 days of sport with one spectacular show. International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge declared the London 2012 Olympic Games 'happy and glorious' as the spectacular Closing Ceremony brought the curtain down on the Games. The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques … [Read more...]

PM designates Canada Olympic House for 2012 Summer Games

PM designates Canada Olympic House for 2012 Summer Games in London June 5, 2012 London, United Kingdom Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada House on Trafalgar Square in London will become Canada Olympic House during the London 2012 Summer Olympics. The announcement was made during the Prime Minister’s visit to the United Kingdom for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. “Our Government is committed to fully supporting Canadian … [Read more...]

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