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We don’t want to alarm you, but… there are just five weekends until Christmas! With lights filling the high streets, store displays looking more festive than ever and the weather turning more and more wintery, there’s one thing stuck at the back of your mind that you should probably start doing isn’t there? Christmas shopping! Follow our handy guide to find some great places around London sure to offer unusual gifts for your loved ones.

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Southbank Winter Market
Southbank, SE1 8XX
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As much as we love winter in London, there’s no denying that the combination of cold windy days and dry indoor heat can really takes its toll on your hair! Luckily, popular London hair group, Blue Tit, have just opened a shiny new salon in the heart of East Village, so there’s never been a better time to book yourself in to keep those tresses in check.

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Serving some of London’s most up and coming areas, Blue Tit have already conquered Peckham, Dalston, …

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Who said your pooch can’t be a fashion statement? This week we grilled Stuart Simons, actor and owner of popular east London dog parlours Groom Dog City. He told us why winning a radio competition helped him to realise his dreams, explained the benefits of performing Reiki on dogs, and told us why east London is leading the way in cutting-edge doggy fashion.

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So, first of all, how did you get into the world of dog grooming?

I have been an actor for the last …

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The clocks have sprung forward and it’s light when you leave work. You’ve also braved leaving the house without your scarf, coat and sensible shoes. Hazy days are upon us (and it’s definitely not the smog) and the beer gardens of London are a hive of activity. You’re not scared of anything anymore. Spring is officially here! Now check out our picks of how to make the most of the sunny capital this weekend.

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Re-opening of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20 (Saturday, April 5)

The home of London 2012 is …

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We love east London, but then you may think we’re a little biased. Putting any bias aside (honest!), there’s something about its individuality, creativity and quirky spirit that gets our blood pumping. But don’t take our word for it; read our eight reasons why we think everyone should love a bit of east.

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1) Anything goes. And no one bats an eyelid.

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