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5 Roll Deep Swagga Muffin t-shirts to giveaway

To celebrate the release of Roll Deep's 'Good Times' single Flavour has 5 'Swagga Muffin' T Shirts to giveaway. As you can see in the picture the T Shirts are modelled by the band and all you have to do to win one is simply write SWAGGA MUFFIN in the box below and winners will be contacted.‘Good Times’...

Sexism and Dominance: Men are from Mars after all.

Feminists fight for social, political and economic equality - but why don't we hear them fighting for physical equality? There's no true equality if it is not sought in all arenas of power. There's a long list of reasons we don't agree with male to female violence - starting with modern ideals that it is unattractive and ungentlemanly. It stems...

Young & Ambitious: Jusi

Jusi (pronounced Jus – I), is a lively, vibrant, entrepreneurial young performer, who strives to become a role model amongst his peers. Jusi has gone on to perform at some of the most prestigious venues across London, gaining a wealth of acting and dancing experience along the way.Jusi’s dancing work is extensive and further testament to his versatility, and...

Bespoke presents for the man in your life

glitz brandy box

If your heart sinks every single time you have to buy a “he” present, whether for a birthday, Christmas, Valentine’s Day or anniversary gift, you are definitely not alone. Men are notoriously difficult to buy presents for; even if they have some niche interests, such as vinyl records, playing golf or tinkering with motorbikes, there are only so many accessories...

Charlie Hedges Mother’s Day: 12 things to do with your mum on Mother’s Day 2015

Mother - the verb meaning to bring up a child with care and affection… According to research it takes around £230,000 to bring up a child, probably double that to bring up a girl (thanks mum) along with a lot of time, effort and love so I think it's only right to treat our moms to a special day on...

Win £10,000 and kick start your fashion career

Don't miss this amazing competition with the Tribe Project, an online community designed to help entrepreneurs, artists, designers, writers, and inventors establish and build their businesses.Today, they have announced the launch of an apparel design competition with the winner securing a £10,000 cash prize and the opportunity to see their new fashion product displayed in store in one of...

A quickkie (60 second interview) with personal trainer Ben Alderton

Monday Motivation and a bit of eye candy for the ladies. We've been doing it to the girls and now we are doing it to the boys. A quickkie (60 second interview) 19-year-old Ben Alderton has a body to die for. Looks and body asides, he is a qualified personal trainer that offers online training, however we are sure we...

I Am London

Saima Duhare is the founder of Palladini Productions – a London based Production Company that specialises in Film, TV and Theatre. Their current project is the devised piece I am a London, which combines 11 difference characters and stories that all have the city of London in common. Saima took some time to tell Karla Williams a bit more...

Felicity Jones’ Favorite Date Movies

Felicity Jones, ditches her nerdy girl next door look for a more sultry look for GQ Magazine and talks about her favourite date movies. The Theory of Everything, British Actress who also starred in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Dr Who and if you can think back even further The Worst Witch TV series way back in 1998.We watched the behind...

TOWIE S3 Competition

iCandy are just so fantastic and wonderfully generous that we are giving one of our lucky readers the opportunity to win an official The Only Way Is Essex Series 3 DVD set featuring iCandy babe Sam Faiers, and one of the most popular TV series to hit ITV2 can be yours for keeps just by answering this question: Where is...

The Review – Converse Block Party

Throwing a block party like no other! The Merkage Band, Flirta D, Skepta, P Money and many more was at The Converse Block Party performing it was absolutely epic. These guys were truly getting it in especially since it was the 1oth year anniversary of Grime. D Double E, Mica Righteous, Clement Marfo and the Frontline was also just up the block with the...

Copenhagen – Europe’s Greenest City?

We are two 18-year-old reporters for Write Here, Right Now, a youth reporting project funded by UKaid for the Department for International Development, and last month we travelled to the Danish capital, Copenhagen, for the first few days of this month’s UN Climate Change Conference. We landed in the morning of December 7 – feeling a little tired, and...

Avina Shah – Without You

British Asian singer Avina Shah is releasing her  debut single ‘Tere Bina’ (Without You) next month to raise awareness on the delicate issue of domestic violence. Featuring a unique combination of Avina’s angelic vocals with heart-touching lyrics and a super-catchy chorus, the proceeds from the single will be donated to West London based charity the Southall Black Sisters (SBS).Naturally...

5 Ways to Get Ahead For Your GCSEs

5 ways to get ahead in your GCSE

Your GCSEs are a crucial step to reaching the career that you want. It’s hard work but if you have the right preparation and right plan in place, you’ll get the grades you deserve! We’ve put together 5 ways that you can stay ahead of the game when it comes to your GCSEs, so that by the time exams come...

J in the “A”

Flavour columnist Julie Huie-Martin gives us the lowdown on her life as a Brit living and succeeding in Atlanta, US.I moved to Atlanta almost six months ago, having spent two fabulous years in New York City and everything you’ve ever heard about The “A” is pretty much true and plenty more! Hotlanta’s full of entertainers, entrepreneurs, NFL players, unfortunately...

Win a DVD prize bundle with FALLEN

To celebrate the release of Fallen on DVD and VOD platforms from May 1st we are giving away three DVD bundles to our readers. Based on the worldwide best-selling book series, romantic adventure FALLEN tells the story ofWhen Luce (Addison Timlin; That Awkward Moment, TV’s Californication) is sent to Sword & Cross reform school, accused of a crime she didn’t commit, she...

Could you have love without sex?

In the latest member survey by online dating service ELITESINGLES, 588 participants have given the thumbs down to a sexless relationship. When asked about the role of sex in building a long-term relationship, those polled agreed unanimously; 80% believe a serious, long-term relationship cannot be maintained without sex.The results of the study reveal the centrality of sex to a...

London Wedding Designer Puts Planning in a Podcast

Couples heading for the chapel are in for a treat this Valentines, with a unique, wedding service, set to take the pressure off those stressful wedding plans.The podcast series called: ‘The Butterfly Journal; An Inspiring Wedding Guide’ offers listener’s fantastic, useful advice from a variety of wedding industry experts ranging from dress designers to florists to Jewellers and much...

Win a DVD bundle with Mistress America and Fox Searchlight.

To celebrate the release of Mistress America in cinema, We have teamed up with Fox Searchlight to give away a DVD bundle to one lucky reader. In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by...

My Sweet 16: 5 Amazing Presents

The trend for celebrating your 16th birthday, in an extravagant fashion much like the US, is slowly working its way over to the UK, as we start to hold bigger parties and buy bigger gifts to commemorate the age. 18 and 21 are still the biggest birthdays to celebrate in the UK, followed (begrudgingly) by 30, 40, 50 and so...

Get Fit In 2014 – How To Get a Six Pack

Getting healthy and exercising regularly and the two most important things to help you keep fit. However for many people, it’s not all about being fit and healthy, they want to be toned, and slim – but don’t we all?! Toning your body can be touch. It’s hard to know exactly what exercises to do, to target the different areas...

Threes a trend: Big shoulders

Every week, Sarah Jane takes on a celebrity trend worn three ways, exclusively for FlavourWords by Sarah-Jane Adams

New interactive map showcases local beers of the world you can enjoy while on holiday

world map of beers

For those of us that count alcohol as a big part of a holiday, there's little better than sampling the local beers in an exotic location. Now you can check out the qualities of the local beer in advance, as well as suss out what time to book your flight so you'll be whizzing through arrivals in plenty of time...

London homeowners invest in home interior makeover to help their house sell quicker and retain its value

It’s been widely reported that London house prices have fallen for the first time in eight years. However, two London homeowner’s, Lucy and Anthony Hamer-Hodges, have taken matters into their own hands with a £1,000 interior makeover which halved the average time to receive an asking price offer on their property.The makeover service was provided by their estate agent, Housesimple, and...

Fitness Model: Carmen Leigh

There is a lot to say about Carmen Leigh, as you’ll find out, this girl is talented and can turn her hand and her body, to most things. Carmen has been on my radar for a while and also (I’m fortunate enough to say) on my Blackberry too, so I’ve been able to subtly track her progress into her...

New year, New Start: 10 awesome reasons to join Virgin Active

10 reasons to join virgin active

Its 2017 and it's that time, when everyone wants to purge all the food and drink they have consumed over Christmas and prepare their bodies for spring and summer. The good news is, you have a bit of time on your hands until the weather heats up and clothing gets smaller and shorter. So why not start now and get...

Win a Coptastic Prize Bundle with RIDE ALONG 2

To celebrate the release of Ride Along 2 in UK cinemas on Friday 22nd January 2016, we’re giving away some cool film merchandise, including a T-shirt and water bottle. The sequel to the 2014 hit, Ride Along 2 takes the outrageous comedy pairing of Kevin Hart and Ice Cube to Miami for their latest adventure and takes new cast members...

Win tickets to Ice T’s The Art Of Rap gig and screening

Ice-T, Chuck D, Melle MeL & Raekwon perform at the Hammersmith Apollo on Thursday 19th July, 2012, where fans will have the chance to witness an extraordinary moment in hip hop history when director Ice-T performs with these rap legends for a one-off performance to mark the European Premiere of his directorial debut SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF...

Dolce & Gabanna Rape Culture

Back in 2007 Dolce & Gabbana released a seriously disturbing ad campaign that has now resurfaced. The images seem to be portraying scenes out of a gang rape, how hot right? No. We certainly don’t think so. And neither did the Advertising Self-Discipline Institute (IAP) who banned the ad because of “the passive and helpless position of the woman relative...

5 Classic Books That Received Terrible On-Release Reviews

Brave New World

Certain canonical books are indisputable classics. Breathe a word against F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, or Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, and you will most likely come up against a barrage of protests. These novels, that have become essential elements of our bookshelves, didn’t always receive so much adoration. Some literary classics received a true slating upon their first...