Why Russians Are Not Polar Bears

While I am shrugging from freezing wind outside the office, my colleagues are asking again, “How is it possible that you are cold? Aren’t you Russian?” The first time I stumbled upon this curious stereotype, it just made me laugh, now it makes me wonder… Do people honestly think that we grow some kind of … Continue reading

Staying in Eastbourne: Incredible Poshness of the “Grand Hotels”

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In the middle of Summer some of us might start thinking about alternative routes to the seaside. Brighton, the closest sea resort to London, is already becoming a sore in the eye. How about going a few miles further and finding yourself in less crowded but still incredibly pleasant Eastbourne in East Sussex? The road … Continue reading

Twitter Twat – Why Do We NOT Need to Twitt the Celebrities

My name is Sarah… and I’m a Twitter reject. I came to accept this only recently although if I’m honest with myself, I’ve been one for nine months now. I have my good days, and my bad days, but ultimately it’s something that I will carry around with me for life. Celebrity tweeting, for me, … Continue reading

Pretty or Witty?

When you are young, all you want from a relationship is a babe with a nice body. Whether she has a good personality or not plays no part in the decision you make. However, do men still have the same attitude by the time they reach a mature age? Do they start looking for something … Continue reading

Cutting off Stress with Greenwich ClipperS

Without false advertising I would like to use this opportunity to point out that this place gave me one of the best massages I’ve ever experienced in my short but eventful life. Chasing the fresh deal on Groupon and yearning for the relief of tension given me by tango lessons I purchased this wonderful voucher, … Continue reading

Ayurvedic Experience at Dr. Wakde’s Clinic

After trying traditional, deep tissue and aroma massages, I finally decided to go for something slightly different.  Just to add some new experience to my “small electronic notebook”. For some reason, not clearly stated even to myself, I always had a particular liking in ayrvedic medicine, probably, because of its famous non-surgical approach. I am … Continue reading

Quest for a Massage, Chapter III: B Beauty Clinic

That was my fourth attempt to get a good understanding of what a proper massage is like, two of which – Massage at Kalma Spa and The Happiness Centre were thoroughly described in the previous entries.  I must admit, the process of the research is quite enjoyable and it is getting very addictive with every … Continue reading

London Concours d’Elegance 2011

If you like expensive cars and posh lifestyle this a number one event for you to visit. For those who don’t know – Concours d’Elegance is a gathering of the most luxurious and fabulous automobiles in the world, as well as of the wealthy people who can afford buying it. The cheapest ticket to the … Continue reading

Add to Your Armoury Tips for The Armoury

Keeping fit – is a task that every contemporary woman is concerned with. Some people are just born slim and lucky. But, the majority has to follow “special rituals”, strongly recommended by doctors and cruelly dictated by the media. Fortunately enough, I’ve always enjoyed doing sports, so I rather willingly commit myself to various kinds … Continue reading

The Happiness Centre: Happily Ever after

After a not so very positive experience at Kalma Spa I thought I would very unlikely to go for another massage in the near future. Nevertheless, the very same Groupon web-site offered me a new deal, which was too tempting to miss it. This time it was 90 Minute Deep Tissue and Aromatherapy Massage Treatment … Continue reading

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