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People say write about what you know. So I did. I founded Broke Girl in the City - a smart girl's guide to leading a fabulous lifestyle on a budget! A career spanning entertainment, bars & nightclubs (and frequenting them), film, music and TV, there isn't much I don't know about how to have fun in the city when completely broke.
Zoe Ball on Saturday and Sunday Zoe Ball on Saturday and Zoe Ball on Sunday (ZBoS), from Cactus TV, will see the star present an entertainment packed, hour long talk show every Saturday and Sunday morning on ITV. Guess who will be appearing too? Our very own Stephen Bailey! Starts today 14th April, 8:30am - it's a date without having...
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The Kings of Outdoor Cinema launch with a Summer Season of Celebration A brand spanking new season of rooftop revelry from the masters of al fresco movie viewing kicks off on May 3rd with Insta-worthy views and the best of sky-high film Hollywood blockbusters, throwback classics and indie heartbreakers all at altitude this summer with Rooftop Film Club (RFC) A Summer Season...
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For most of us Broke Girls in the City, coffee is an integral part of our lifestyle. Coffee for breakfast. Coffee throughout the day. Espresso martinis when feeling indulgent :)   The London Coffee Festival is now upon us and there are so many events taking place over the capital as part of UK Coffee Week. Other brands will have offers...
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The 5th annual Discover Film Awards take place in London from Friday 13th April to Sunday 15th April. The Discover Film Awards is the fastest growing short film festival in the world with over 1,700 submissions per festival and offers one of the largest short film cash prize funds available at festivals (totalling over $50,000).Discover Film are looking for the very best short...
Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th April 2018 A four day celebration of Prosecco, Italian food, masterclasses and live music set in Oval. I absolutely love bubbles. Prosecco or Cava are my tipple of choice. So imagine my excitement - no doubt yours too - when I heard about Prosecco Springs! I just had to go. I contacted the organisers to find...
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Ruti Olajugbagbe wins The Voice UK 2018! A great win for Ruti & Sir Tom Jones in this year's The Voice UK. Ruti (only 18 years old) wins £100K and a record deal with Polydor; her debut single will be released immediately for all of us who want to snap it up! Let's look back at some of the highlights...
On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition.” #Healthforall “Good health is...
The phrase “Go for broke” has roots in Hawaiin Pidgin meaning “wager everything". It means to risk everything in an all-out effort. OK, so we are not asking you to gamble your future away, but how about doing something for yourself today, which will challenge you. Whether it's in your professional life, a relationship, if you are thinking about...
Today #GoogleDoodle tributes Dr. Mary Angelou. A poet, actress and civil-rights activist, Maya Angelou has inspired generations through her words and sheer sassiness. In celebration of Maya Angelou on what would have been her 90th birthday today (4 April 2018), I am dedicating this post to a phenomenal woman. Mary Angelou (1928-2014) One of my favourite poets of all time -...
Poetry Month was started by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. It originates and is celebrated in the US. With this in mind, I thought I would take this opportunity to share with you some of the poems I have been reading recently. Meet husband and wife R.H.Sin and Samantha King Holmes - an inspirational couple who write poetry. I follow...

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