Monthly Archives: May 2014

7 perfect places for a 1-2-1 in London

Attendant : Flushed away in swanky Fitzrovia (@Attendantcafe)
Anyone with an entrepreneurial bone in their body must meet-up here. At least once.
A former Victorian Gentlemen’s Convenience that’s been transformed into the coolest-cafe.
Form an orderly queue. And make sure you tip the the attendant ; )

Bar du Chocolat : Next door to Carnaby Street (@choccywoccyshop)
Choccywoccydoodah’s an eye-popping chocolate emporium. A fondant-wonderland.
The mezzanine floor’s a totally bonkers place a for high-powered-pow-wow.
Curly bistro chairs & tasselled lampshades make it a unique place that’s doo-dah kitsch.

Bond & Brook : Nestled in Fenwick on New Bond Steet (@FenwickBondSt)
The perfect rendezvous if you feel like being ladies-who-breakfast-brunch-or-lunch.
Ice-white-&-bright with a hint of glamour, Bond & Brook prides itself on couture cuisine.
A fashionable pit-stop for 007 Bond Girls on a mission.

Geffrye Museum : A short amble from Liverpool Street (@GEFFRYE)
Head for this oasis in The City where you can parlez in a parlour or picnic in the gardens.
At the Geffrye Museum you can take a step back into the past & make a footprint on the future.
Worth discovering with A.N.Other, if they want to leave their mark in the history books.

Cafe at the Fashion & Textile Museum (FTM) : A jewel in Bermondsey (@FashionTextile)
Hot pink. Burnt orange. Bright blue. These are the vibrant colours of the FTM.
A museum next door to a cafe. A cafe that’s next door to a museum.
A most colourful venue with a spicy atmosphere brought to you all the way from Mexico.

The Cupcake Room : In the heart of Covent Garden (@B8Bakery)
BB Bakery’s a French Salon de Thé that brings the authentic taste of Oooh-la-la to London.
Tradition with a touch of eccentricity. Cakes [...]

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The Gabor Sisters
OK – so she may have been labelled as a gold-digger by the people she left behind but she’s not the only woman who set out to snare a millionaire. Zsa Zsa, Magda & Eva Gabor were Hungarian beauties – who all married men of means. More than once. In the film – How to Marry a Millionaire, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable & Lauren Bacall set out to find eligible millionaires to marry. They found true love instead. Kim found her Mr Rich-As-Croesus right on the dating site (Her £600 investment in elocution lessons certainly paid off.)

The right match
Finding a millionaire husband is big business. Voted as “Best of the Web” by Forbes has well over 2 million active singles on it. Allegedly it’s one of the most legitimate dating sites for sugar daddies and sugar babies. So there’s a plan. If that’s your goal. And there’s even a 24 step guide if you want to follow in Kim’s footsteps. On the other hand you might like to consider becoming the mistress of your own destiny and find a different kind of financial freedom that’s fueled by a different kind of passion. A passion for personal success. For some that’s climbing the corporate ladder into the boardroom.

Boardroom Blitz
However new research reveals something to the contrary. It seems the female entrepreneurial spirit is a far stronger force than the yellow brick road to the boardroom. A recent survey by Aspire of 1,200 female executives-&-managers found that far from being fired-up company advocates, who spend their days gazing longingly at the boardroom door, the majority of women surveyed were ready to quit their job & leave the corporate world [...]