Candice Krieger

Jeff Rozelaar has a new offering: Bagels & Bacon

By Candice Krieger, April 14, 2011

Semi-retired teacher Jeff Rozelaar is taking a trip down memory lane with the publication of his debut book, Bagels & Bacon: The Postwar East End (History Press).

An autobiographical account of growing up in the East End of London during the post-war period, it attempts to shed a mainly humorous, but sometimes serious light, on the relations between the Jewish and the wider community.

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Rabbi Alexandra Wright brings tango to synagogue

By Candice Krieger, April 14, 2011

It is thanks to former MP Ann Widdecombe that Rabbi Alexandra Wright has instigated tango classes at St John's Wood Liberal Synagogue in north London, where she is minister.

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How we've shown those men in suits

By Candice Krieger, April 14, 2011

When it comes to setting up a business, timing is key. Just ask mothers-of-three Amanda Gestetner and Samantha Pyser. The duo are the founders of frozen yoghurt company, yoomoo.

Established less than a year ago, yoomoo is executing an ambitious roll-out across the UK as it benefits from the growing consumer trend towards healthier living.

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Caroline Kendal helps foster designers of the future

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

Watch out Giorgio Armani. Aspiring young fashionistas are playing stylist thanks to a novel charity initiative launched by clothing entrepreneur Caroline Kendal.

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Andrea Fraquelli is getting ready to run the marathon again - and again and again and again

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

One marathon is clearly not quite enough for Andrea Fraquelli. The 26-year-old is preparing to run four in eight months.

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Sam Gaus has some helpful advice for protestors

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

Following the recent riots in London, protesters can now do their best to stay safe during demonstrations courtesy of a new set of online applications created by Sam Gaus and chums.

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Janina Hochland publishes her debut book - at the age of 88

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

Grandmother-of-five Janina Hochland has been researching her family tree for more than 20 years.

Now, aged 88, she has decided to share her findings in her debut book. Titled The Kemblinski Saga, it traces six generations of her family, spread across three continents.

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Juliet Landau-Pope will help you declutter your home - and life

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

A warning to all hoarders. Living in a cluttered space could be stopping you from achieving what you really want to in life. This is the message from life coach - and professional declutterer - Juliet Landau-Pope.

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What's exciting Lord Fink then?

By Candice Krieger, April 7, 2011

With political commitments aplenty, Stanley Fink, the Conservative Party treasurer and recently appointed peer, could be forgiven for putting his business pursuits on the back burner. Not likely.

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Dan Magnus is up for Britain's doctor of the year

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Pediatrician Dan Magnus has been named a finalist in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Junior Doctor of the Year awards.

He is one of just three doctors to have been shortlisted. The BMJ awards, which will be announced in May, recognise doctors who have done most to improve the world or inspire others.

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Rosie Norman proves she has a good head for business

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Hats off to Rosie Norman. The Liverpool-based designer has launched her own millinery company.

Established a few months ago, the firm is already making quite a name for itself among the community. The business, Millinery by Rosie Olivia, provides unique and contemporary hats for a range of occassions.

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Chloe and Olivia Brookman rock up with a novel chair

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Sisters Chloe and Olivia Brookman have come up with a new range of rocking chairs for modern mums.

Their company, OlliElla, sells contemporary colourful nursing chairs, hand-made in the UK. Starting in a pop-up shop in Islington, north London, the chairs are now stocked in Harrods and several baby boutiques in London and Manchester.

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Richard Goodman races to pole position as ambassador of charity Action Duchenne

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Top athlete Richard Goodman is known for racing long distances - quickly. Now he is running for a more charitable cause.

The 17-year-old has been made an ambassador for charity Action Duchenne, which supports and promotes research into a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The disease causes progressive muscle weakness among boys.

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William Galinsky brings the art world to Norwich

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

Lovers of the arts should head to Norwich next month for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival (NNF). That is the message from William Galinsky, the newly- appointed artistic director and chief executive of the festival.

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Are we about to hit a BRIC wall?

By Candice Krieger, March 31, 2011

China and other emerging markets have been the big success story of the past decade, outperforming developed markets and leading many to predict that China will be next global superpower. So as the debate about the decline of the West and rise of the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China) reaches feverish proportions, should we really still believe the BRIC hysteria?

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Penelope Solomon takes to the airwaves

By Candice Krieger, March 24, 2011

Listen out for Penelope Solomon. From next month, the Manchester-born comedy writer and performer will be hosting a new chat show on radio station Resonance 104.4 FM.

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Julian Velard swaps street cleaning for music stardom

By Candice Krieger, March 24, 2011

Julian Velard has worked as a Parisian street sweeper, a waiter and a nursery school teacher. Perhaps then it's surprising that he is now an up-and-coming singer songwriter who has toured with Jamie Callum, Goldfrapp and Kate Nash.

The New Yorker, now based in north London, is about to release his second album, Mr Saturday Night.

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Chana Levitan says she can help you find Mr Right

By Candice Krieger, March 24, 2011

What is the secret to a happy marriage? Relationship counsellor Chana Levitan reveals all in her debut book, I Only Want to Get Married Once: Dating Secrets for Getting It Right the First Time (Gefen).

A common-sense guide to dating, it proposes ten key questions that singletons should ask before and during the dating process to ensure they don't marry the wrong person.

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Lisa Rozelaar and Elise Power are getting a taste for success with a very sweet venture

By Candice Krieger, March 24, 2011

Sweet junkies can now get their sugar fix in a particularly stylish manner.

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Richard Susskind helps put the legal world online

By Candice Krieger, March 24, 2011

Professor Richard Susskind has been appointed president of the Society for Computers and Law (SCL), the leading UK organisation for legal professionals advising and practising within the IT sector.

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