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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Sophie’s Favourite Things of 2012

Well, 2012, what a year! It’s time to light a fire and curl up on the sofa in front of the Christmas tree for some quality time with family and … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Helen’s Favorite Things of 2012

Despite my desperate cries for a David Guetta shaped Christmas present under the tree last year not materialising – apparently its still illegal to kidnap famous DJs or something – … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Katie’s Cakes Vol 4: Chocolate Yule Logging

I couldn’t wait for Christmas to roll round so that I could continue my adventures in cake decorating with a pair of chocolate yule logs – one of them inspired … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Katy’s Favourite Things of 2012

At the risk of gaining the reputation of being Style and Then Some’s resident wet blanket, unfortunately, I have become one of those cantankerous like creatures who will be quite … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas Excess

Is it a hangover or norovirus?  Hangover, norovirus? As you emerge from the shallows of a mulled wine induced sleep, the quandary hits.  Perhaps it could be a mixture of … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home at Christmas

As famous as the iconic Power Station and eminent park, Battersea dogs and cats home is synonymous with southwest London, having been located in the area for over 140 years. … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

DIY Christmas gingerbread houses

Last year I made a Christmas pudding using Delia Smith’s recipe, and this year I have been having a lot of fun learning how to make gingerbread houses from my … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Get your sledge hammers out, ladies – we need to smash through that glass ceiling!

I don’t know, I guess I had kind of just assumed that the gender wage gap was a thing of the past, but created this rather striking infographic, which hits … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Twitter Etiquette for the Church: The Pope gets Personal

You know when you join twitter, right? Did you join, get frustrated you didn’t understand how to work it and mask this by pretending you were far too cool for … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Katie’s Favourite Things of 2012

This time last year, each of us Style & Then Some-rs wrote a Christmas wishlist detailing all the things we hoped would be waiting for us under the tree come … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Win a LUCZA Party Dress

New London label LUCZA launched in April 2011 & recently presented their 4th collection.   The latest range sees a capsule collection of key pieces called ‘The LUCZA Ten.’  These garments come in relaxed, chic forms, … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Tis Not the Season to Forget Your Christmas Customer Service Manners

For the last few years organising the office Christmas party has fallen at my door.  Something I am more than happy to do, yet when you work in an office … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Are the clothes the only part of movies you remember? Hollywood Costume at the V&A

In a recent interview with Empire magazine, actor Willem Dafoe was quizzed on his knowledge of his own films. Dafoe struggled to remember his dying words in Spider-Man but when … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Boobs aren’t news. Join the No More Page 3 campaign.

‘George Alagiah doesn’t say, “And now let’s look at Courtney, 21, from Warrington’s bare breasts,’ in the middle of the 6 O’ Clock News, does he?” is the question posed … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Operation: Stop being lazy (now to look the part…)

Now I’m fully into my fitness stride, I’ve decided my ancient gym clothes make me look like I‘ve jogged into the studio via the lost property cupboard. I’m not quite ready … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

RECIPE: Double chocolate salted caramel cookies

There are chocolate cookies, and then there are Chocolate Cookies: and let me tell you, friends, this is the King of Chocolate Cookies. For some reason, salted caramel is all … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

FHM and Virgin Mobile US wish you a very victimised Christmas…

This Christmas it seems that women are being given the gift of misogyny wrapped up in a sparkly bow.  This week ALONE we have seen advertisements from FHM magazine and … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

What took you so long, Karl? | Chanel comes to Scotland

The Chanel Métiers d’Art catwalk show – now in its tenth year – took place earlier this week. The spectacle – described by British Vogue editor, Alexandra Schulman as “magical” … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 2 Comments


The Leyshon brothers bonded warehouse in London Bridge masks the entrance to a secret subterranean world of gin, music hall and cobbled streets.   A bonded warehouse since 1870 the … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Don’t make me go all Chris Crocker on y’all! Leave K-Middie Alone!

So everyone is in agreement that we are all chuffed for Wills and Kate, yes? We are all happy they are happy and ipso facto everyone is in high spirits … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment