The Review: This Herdy Table set is baa-rilliant (sorry)

TAKING a glance around my house, it looks a bit like an animal menagerie. Alongside the green owl vase, bunny salt and pepper shaker and the pics of the birds ...

The Film Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

THIS sequel that is set a decade after the events of the first film (Rise of the Planet of the Apes – itself a reboot/prequel to the franchise), shares much ...

The Review: Everyman Pop-up Outdoor Cinema at Battersea Power Station

DESPITE living in London for over a collective eight years, it’s a city that never fails to surprise me. Ok, so it’s not always in a good way (especially when ...

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The Review: Dual Fix Foamer by Envy

I HAVE to admit that I didn’t really think that anything was going to get my battered locks into a decent shape. However, I was willing to try all the tricks and tools of the trade. Envy’s Dual Fix Foamer promises 12 different repairs to your hair including improving the shine, texture and increasing the more »

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Chocolate and Shoe-aholics Unite

THEY say that chocolate makes everything in life better, and I have to admit that so far I haven’t found any evidence to the contrary. It seems Cadbury also agree as they have created their very own ‘joy boutique’ filled with creamy-style kicks after a new survey found that the British nation are obsessed with more »

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A Perfect Break in Portugal

LAST month Pillow Magazine jump-started summer with a sunny city-break in Portugal. We began our holiday in the wonderfully calm and charming city of Porto, then spent two nights in the middle of the scenic Duoro countryside. The four night trip fulfilled all our expectations and more; we were able to indulge in our love of travel more »

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Photo Diary: Portugal

CRAVING a bit of a break from the British weather, Pillow Mag writer Mamie Hamshere took a trip to Portugal for some food, fresh air and fun. Not only did she find a heady mix of serenity and culture nestled in Porto, but she also explored some gorgeous countryside up in the Duoro region. Accommodation was booked courtesy of more »

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The Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow

AS high concepts go, Edge of Tomorrow has one that is delightfully simple. In the near future, a recently demoted soldier named Cage (Tom Cruise) finds himself doomed to repeat the same battle over and over again, waking up to restart at the exact same moment every time he is killed. Not only must he more »

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Waking up in Vegas

MOST of us dream of going to Las Vegas one day, but when it comes to Sin City, is there a way to do it on the cheap? Well, aside from the wad of cash you might drop on a spangly dress, plastic heels and a feather boa (OK – that may just be Britney more »

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The Review: Rouge Edition Velvet Bourjois lipsticks

MATTE liquid lipsticks have been elbowing their way into the limelight over the last 12 months and I couldn’t be happier. Long-lasting bright pops of colour that don’t rub off onto your clothes? It’s the only style of lipstick I want to wear at the moment. The most recent brand to jump on the liquid more »

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The Film Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

ON paper, the combination of the old X-Men (that were in established way back in Bryan Singer’s 2000 film) and the new (the cast of the Matthew Vaughn directed prequel X-Men: First Class) is an enticing prospect. The thought of two different generations of X-Men and, in some cases, renditions of both the older and more »

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The Film Review: Godzilla

RATHER than comparisons to the widely panned debacle that was Roland Emmerich’s 1998 effort of the same name, Gareth Evan’s version of this Toho classic bears more similarity and is a logical step up from his previous film (and directorial debut) Monsters. In Monsters, the creatures in question were only properly seen in the final more »

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The Review: myhotel Bloomsbury

LONDON: A city that never sleeps. A city that has the most amazing fusion of art, nightlife and food with influences from all over the world….. And a city that – if you want to soak all this culture up and book a hotel in Zone 1 – can bankrupt you. Parachuting in to save more »

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