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Maya Fiennes Yoga Retreat – [8th to 14th August]

Summer holiday planned yet? Want to re-charge and re-balance? Looking for a deal that doesn’t break the bank? Maya Fiennes, one of the world’s most sought after (kundalini) yoga and relaxation teachers is leading a yoga retreat as part of the ecological multimedia Festival on the Other Side in up and coming Montenegro from 8th [...]

Counter Cafe

Described as London’s best kept secret, The Counter Cafe serves up delicious food and coffee in a unique location. Housed inside a spacious art gallery complete with lovely brickwork, a canal runs alongside the seating area. It offers the best view I’ve yet experienced of the Olympic Stadium, literally opposite, but no so close as [...]

How to Think Clearly to Get More Done – 26th Jan

Would you like to be able to think more clearly and make better decisions? Would you like to live from a place of balance? How about if your mind could feel more peaceful and focused? Balanced living is all about learning the art of dancing between acceptance, awareness and meaningful change. Learn the moves, so you [...]

East London Design Show 2011 [Dec 1st - 4th]

London’s best alternative department store opens next weekend in Shoreditch Town Hall, including late night shopping till 9pm on Friday 2nd. Over a hundred of the best independent product, interior and jewellery designers will be all under one roof. It’s always my shopping highlight of the year and its friendly atmosphere provides a welcome community [...]

London Film Festival [12-27 October]

Tickets for this year’s London Film Festival go on sale to the public on Monday 26th October. As has become the annual tradition, Happy Scrapbook ploughs through the programme and presents some of the more quirky but quality entries. Sing Your Song - A celebratory documentary about Harry Belafonte, focusing on his lifelong political activism and [...]

London Design Festival [17 - 25 Sept]

Time to start making plans for this year’s Design Festival. Highlights as always will include Tent now in its fifth year, with 200 international design companies taking part at the Old Truman Brewery. The V&A will be acting as the event hub as well as featuring specially commissioned installations, displays, talks and workshops. http://www.londondesignfestival.com/

Wellbeing in the City

Wellbeing In the City is a social media platform where people can discuss, connect and be inspired to live Wellbeing lifestyles in cities. It is in pre-launch phase, but the site is already full of articles with practical tips for everyday living, healthy recipes and regular gatherings to meet the like-minded. http://www.wellbeinginthecity.me

Comedy Improvisation Course

It’s often quoted that children laugh 300 times a day and adults just 15-20 times. Seems like a key factor is that the adults tend to use their brain to comprehend the humour and then laugh rather than the childlike model of just playing and laughing from the body. A few months ago I had [...]

Lady Blonde

LadyBlonde.com connects discerning busy Londoners with the “very best that London has to offer in the world of going out, entertaining, hospitality, parties and events.” Integrating a quirky search tool, a live table booking service and an invite-only membership facility, it helps Londoners source entertainment ideas without being overwhelmed. Members can obtain deals at, and access [...]

A Good Week [20th - 26th June]

A Good Week is a global celebration of the people, communities and businesses making the world a healthier and happier place. London events include various events run by The School of Life including how to improve the quality of our work lives (click here) and a talk by David Gauntlett discussing how through making things, people engage [...]