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We’re an active lot at Phipps. Rachael’s the Kettle Bells queen , Jessie enjoys hard core circuits, Lowri loves yoga, Lucy can’t get enough of bootcamp, Lottie’s our resident marathon runner, Jen enjoys exercise retreats and Harriet cycles everywhere. But, a new sport has hit Phipps shores – outdoor swimming. Yes, you may think we’re…

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I know it’s Monday and you’ll need to wait an entire week to enjoy this delight on a Sunday. However, I made this yesterday and it was so good that I’m sharing the details immediately. Yes it’s a classic dish, but stick to the below and you’ll have the meatiest, greatest bol ever. 6 days…

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International Marketing Reports told us that not only did the German footballers win football’s biggest trophy, they scooped the prize for social media with the German football association’s Twitter and Facebook results going off the scale! But let’s not forget Germany’s other great award winner – German Wine. Not only did Wines of Germany social…

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On what was the sunniest day of April, the Tio Pepe Sherry Ferry sailed. A canal barge to celebrate Tio Pepe fino loaded full with sherry and Iberica tapas, transformed into a floating Feria de Jerez! The barge was decked out with bucket loads of ice cold Tio Pepe, Feria de Jerez bunting, traditional Spanish…

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I’ve worked in PR for coming up to two years and I was born in 1989 so I don’t have any first-hand knowledge of what PR was like back in the 80s. As a child of the social media age, I can’t imagine life without my iPhone and constant connection to the world through all…

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My two loves…film and food…two seemingly different obsessions. And yet, together they make a great combination. Who doesn’t enjoy seeing a great food scene in a film? The cinema plays to your senses and when food is projected to 1000 times its size, it’s a recipe for success. I want to share with you some…

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With great interest I sat last week reading Alex Renton’s piece for Observer WOM about the use of salt in restaurants and how chefs are almost happy for us to die young in order for them to keep using it.  A little piece of me lost a lot of respect for Anthony Bourdain whose comment…

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Last weekend I went to round three of the British Craft Beer Challenge at London Fields Brewery. The challenge consists of four rounds in total and is described as ‘the ultimate beer test that will bring brews from around the world together’. The principle idea is that ‘beer lovers, occasional fans and total geeks’ go…

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Blimey, coffee is everywhere isn’t it? This week has been National Coffee Week and this weekend is the last two days of the London Coffee Festival. Yes, a festival dedicated to coffee. In the UK  tea has long been the front runner in the hot drink arena, but this is arguably no longer the case. A…

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