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Is Your Brekkie Worth £400? Join Wink Bingo’s Breakfast Club and Win!

Breakfast. It’s the smartest way to start any day and definitely my favourite meal. Whether I’m being healthy with a wholesome and basic bowl of oats or indulging in a full-on full English, breakfast sets the tone for my day. … Continue reading

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#GuessThePrize and Win with @BT_UK and the First Ever Live Twitter Game Show

To celebrate the BT Big Broadband Sale offering BT Infinity for only £7.50, BT will create the world’s first live Twitter game show to be played tomorrow afternoon (10 January). Continue reading

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Tweet Your Christmas Wishes from atop the BT Tower – #TweetsOnTheTower

From Thursday the 19th to Saturday the 21st of December (yep, this week!), BT will give folks a chance to share their personal Christmas messages to millions of people across London via giant screens at the top of the BT Tower. To get your message displayed, all you have to do is tweet it to @bt_uk with the hashtag #TweetsOnTheTower on the day you want the message to be shown. Continue reading

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Road Hog/Road Blog

As bigger and better opportunities involving travel come my way, I find myself blogging from the road. Often finding myself in settings that are incredibly scenic but not necessarily ideal for writing or publishing meaningful content online, I’m learning to adapt to my life on-the-go as I try to maintain the same level of consistency and quality (I hope!) as when I was a more static blogger. Continue reading

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Getting the Most from Your Post! Tips for Better Blogging

There’s so much more to creating a great blog post than simply tapping out a few paragraphs and pressing the “publish” button. As someone who’s been blogging pretty much everyday since 2006, I’ve learned a thing or two over the years (sometimes the hard way) about what to do to ensure a blog post is as effective as possible. Here are a few basic tips on getting the most from your post! Continue reading

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Win a Pair of Tickets to the bettane+desseauve Wine Experience London

The second edition of the bettane+desseauve Wine Experience London will take place the last weekend of October at Saatchi Gallery where guests will have the chance to sample more than 400 of the best European wines on the market today. Tickets for the tasting run 30 quid a pop. But check it out! I’ve got eight pairs of tickets to share with you lucky readers. Continue reading

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Expedia Wants You to Travel Yourself Interesting and Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi #TYI

Expedia has unveiled a #TYI (Travel Yourself Interesting) Twitter hashtag campaign to help make some of the Twittersphere’s more lacklustre tweets more interesting, with slebs such as Little Britain comedian Matt Lucas and kitchen sensation Rachel Khoo being among the first to receive the “interesting” treatment with video spruce-ups designed to bring a smirky smile to your face and get you dreaming about your next travel destination. Continue reading

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Win a Pair of Tickets to Salon du Chocolat #BigChocolateWin

Salon du Chocolat, the world’s biggest chocolate show, is teaming up with Chocolate Unwrapped, London’s annual chocolate festival, to create what will be the most chocolaty day in British history yet: Salon du Chocolat London. Keep reading for your chance to win a free pair of tickets. Continue reading

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Win a £100 Voucher from Zalando: UK’s Largest Online Wardrobe

Online fashion shopping with free shipping? That’s the offer from Zalando, the UK’s largest online wardrobe. And guess what? I’ve got a Zalando gift voucher worth £100 to share with one lucky reader. Continue reading

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Win a Modern Design Measuring Cup Set and Spoon

I’ve got a Cuppa set of measuring cups and a Dash 4-in-1 measuring spoon to give to one lucky reader. Both are BPA free silicone, very attractive and dishwasher free and are excellent examples of the practical and modern designs available from Umbra.com. Continue reading

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Win a Case of Buddy’s Bourbon Flavored Beer

Here’s a chance to win a whole case of beer with true American spirit – Buddy’s Bourbon Flavoured Beer. Continue reading

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LBM Audible #11: Getting in the Picture with TikiChris (LondonBloggers.net)

Here’s a link to a LBM Audible interview with yours truly about photography and blogging. Continue reading

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Win a Bottle of Russian Standard Vodka + a Russian Mule Copper Mug

Hey folks, I’ve got a 70cl bottle of Russian Standard Original, the world’s number one premium Russian vodka, along with a handy dandy “Russian Mule Copper Mug” to share with one lucky reader. Continue reading

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Enjoy a Big Night In – and a Chance to Win £500

Big Night In is a campaign launched by Money Supermarket to showcase how you can have a great night without blowing the bank. The campaign features a competition open to bloggers who are up for the “chance to show us just how much fun you can have with £50”. Every blogger who takes part in the competition will be given £50 and will be entered into a prize draw with one lucky winner receiving £500 just for having a bit of frugal fun! Continue reading

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Win Smokehouse Barbecue Rubs, Mills and Sauces from @BartIngredients

Courtesy of Bart Ingredients, I have a yummy package of the new Smokehouse Barbecue range of rubs, mills and sauces to share with one lucky reader. Continue reading

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Pinteresting Developments Worth Sharing – #PinItForwardUK

The folks at Pinterest have recently started to focus their attention on growing their presence here in the UK (Pinterest is a San Francisco start up). I don’t really have a problem with how things have been, but I suppose seeing more British and London relevant pins on there and not feeling that the site is so heavily skewed toward Stateside stuff could be pleasant change. And if any of the UK tweaking will result in more Brits and Londoners coming across my pics, that would be swell too Continue reading

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British Airways “Perfect Days” App and the Eternal City (Urban Travel Blog)

The gist of my brief Roman holiday was pretty basic: eat a lot of pizza, walk around all over the place and brush up on my street photography. And, in that sense, the day was indeed a perfect one for me. Continue reading

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New Gallery in Bradford, England Explores Our Online Lives (CheapOair)

… a new gallery focused on how the internet shapes the everyday lives of people around the world. New Gallery in Bradford, England Explores Our Online Lives CheapOair, 8 May 2012

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Life Online Gallery at the National Media Museum in Bradford

Life Online recently launched at the National Media Museum in Bradford. It’s the world’s first gallery dedicated to exploring the social, technological and cultural impact of the internet. I was there for Life Online’s opening day and had fun checking … Continue reading

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Great British Chefs’ Food Photography Workshop #smwldn #smwfoodphotography

Last night’s Food Photography Workshop hosted by Great British Chefs at Tom’s Kitchen was great. The food provided was tasty and photogenic, and chef Tom Aikens was kind enough to do a bit of a meet and greet and give … Continue reading

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It’s Miller Time

Its Miller time … or at least I sure hope it is. I know a lot of people here in London and throughout the UK could definitely do with a fun night going out and simply relaxing with friends. A neato way to … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Got One

You know that old saying about personal opinions, right? Yes, everybody’s got one. And with all the user review sites, the blogosphere, Facebook, Twitter and such out there on the internet, personal opinions are more readily available (and possibly just … Continue reading

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Tweet Your Way to Secret Cities with @KLM

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced a really fun contest for its Twitter followers. From now until the 24th of April, KLM is offering the opportunity to win two free tickets to secret destinations around the world! Here’s the scoop on KLM’s Secret Cities competition:  Follow @KLM on … Continue reading

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The Great Enabler and Interface

Definitely the most wonderful aspect of being a freelancer is that very often I can do my work from pretty much anywhere I want. All I need is an internet connection … and my Macbook. I’d be lost without the … Continue reading

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Social Media Advertising 2010 – Cavendish Centre, Monday 20th September

Social Media Advertising 2010 will bring together leading brands, agencies and marketeers to discuss the latest tools and techniques for running effective, integrated social media advertising campaigns. Social Media Advertising Monday 20th September 9:00am – 5:30pm at the Cavendish Centre … Continue reading

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“From Streets to Tweets with Chris Osburn” at Leeds College of Art, September 30th

Thursday 30th September 2010 6-7pm:  Hot food and Registration 7-7:30pm:  Welcome and Opening Pitches 7:30-8:30pm:  From Streets to Tweets with Chris Osburn 8:30pm till late:  Networking in the Mosaic Bar Leeds College of Art Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2 9AQ Hey y’all. I’ll be back … Continue reading

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