Feminism. Yes That’s What I Said!

Feminism is big news again. They’re running articles on it in magazines, Cosmopolitan, Company and Grazia to name only a few have run articles on it in the last few issues. Caitlin Moran has had a best-selling book on ‘How to be a woman’ and the government are discussing how … Continue reading

High Maintenance: Does Beauty Matter?

In a changing world, women are taking on more masculine jobs which do not include the daily ritual of makeup, perfume, manicures, etc. Well, you get the point. It makes me cringe every time I hear the phrase “High Maintenance”. It’s a a term that has come about over the … Continue reading

Improve Your Website with Fresh Content

As search engines continue to update their content preferences, maintaining the freshness factor of a website has become even more important and necessary.  A website with fresh and relevant content greatly improves its chances of appearing at high positions in the list of search results, leading to more users visiting … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Stephen Fry

City Connect celebrates the birthday of actor and writer Stephen Fry. Fry is known for his erudite personality which is evident in his writing and TV appearances on such programmes as BBC’s QI. He is notable as a person with Bipolar Disorder (sometimes called manic depression) and Fry presented a two-part BBC … Continue reading

Savile Row – Worsteds & Super Numbers

There are all kinds of cloth material out there- wool, cashmere, vicuna etc. But for the moment I just want to let you know about the most widely-used cloth in the business, the classic “Wool Worsteds”. This is the main cloth bespoke customers need to know about. These are used … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Catherine Deneuve

City Connect celebrates the birthday of the actress Catherine Deneuve who was born on this day in 1943. She is considered one of France’s most successful actresses and has starred in seven English-language films, most notably the 1983 cult classic The Hunger. Biography Catherine Deneuve has gained recognition for her … Continue reading

Video: Take a Lesson from Nature … Eat Like a Fungus

Decay and spoilage are necessary and natural parts of life.  As an illustration, a tree grows leaves that are healthy and green.  Those leaves soon turn brown and fall to the ground.  They quickly decay and provide nourishment to the microorganisms in the soil.  Such microorganisms feed the tree and allow it to grow more healthy … Continue reading

What is a Proper Education?

As an educationalist, I am a great believer in ‘knowledge for all’! Knowledge is like an open vessel that never fills or overflows, you can always learn, always enquire, question and challenge.  Having access to knowledge is very much driven by the individual – but unfortunately it still remains exclusive … Continue reading

What if Fantasies Were Real?

I am writing this today, sitting on the London train smiling to myself innately as a thought or I suppose fantasy pops into my head.  The thought that is now making the passenger opposite me look up (as I chuckle obviously enough to be heard) revolves around the subject of fantasies … Continue reading