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Jess Gray

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Small Steps On High Heels

As you may have heard, some high end companies require female staff to wear heels which are equally high. Wearing them all day can cause...

Is Your Instagram Dragging You Down?

Girls, we've all been there... you’re stuffing your face with copious amounts of food whilst lazily scrolling through your Instagram, and you come across...

Bikini Buying On A Budget

As a regular holiday goer and bikini wearer, I am used to buying bikinis, and trust me it’s not easy being a fashion-conscious girl on a...

Do You Believe In Miracles?

As far as quick fixes go in the beauty world, I for one am open to almost anything. I mean, who doesn’t want to...

Towering Above The Green Triangle?

Next to Regent’s Canal, East London's Locksley Triangle wildlife area is at high risk of being destroyed and replaced by a nine-storey tower block...

T2: The People’s Choice

Choose secretly hoping it’s just as gritty as the original, choose heart-breaking plot lines not for the faint-hearted, choose feeling every emotion under the...

Are U2 Selfie-Conscious?

Plastic surgeons report that selfies are now a key factor in young women and men wanting to change their appearance. Some doctors say the...

‘Makeunder’ For Your Daughter’s Dolls

Since the beloved Barbie started life in March 1969, she has always worn full makeup and a glamorous hairstyle. Down the decades, other big...

The Not So Pretty Face Of Makeup

Anna: “ I studied makeup for five years. As clichéd as it sounds, I love makeup and I would go as far as to...

Student vs Apprentice: the real deal

Three years or longer, university can seem like a very long time for, sometimes, not much at all. The fees can skyrocket to over...

Hillary: putting a face on the president?

Unless you have been living under a rock, you'll know that Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party nominee in the poll to elect the...

Coloured By Celebrity

As I was scrolling through my Instagram feed on quite the average morning, I saw something peculiar: a multi-coloured beigel. The person who posted...

The Great British Braid Off

I decided to find one of these new braid bars which are considered trendy but also criticised for causing gentrification and cultural appropriation. I...

A Turkish Restaurant To Luxuriate In

Jess Gray indulges all her senses at Tas Firin. Tas Firin is a traditional Turkish restaurant on Bethnal Green Road. From the street it does...

Nothing Hateful About Hijab

Hate crimes against Muslims in London rose by 70 per cent between 2014 and 2015, according to Tell MAMA, a national project which monitors...

City Life In A Day: Chilly April Mornings

I don't mean that the people around here are cold and nasty. More to do with this being the 'cruelest month' - warm one...

Low Brow versus High Brow – And That’s Just The Prices

Hair removal consist of a thin thread of cotton (or polyester) doubled, twisted and rolled over areas of unwanted hair, removing rows of hair...

Getting Out Of This Place

En route to Wimbledon, Jess Gray reflects on what little she will miss about living in Bethnal Green, and how much more she is...

‘Tis The Season….To Hook Up on Tinder?

Jessica Ann Gray asks how we can best avoid being lonely this Christmas. As we approach Christmas and the New Year, I have seen at least two...

Blitzed Out

Jess Gray had never experienced anything like the music night at Brick Lane's Blitz retro store. I was recently invited to an in-store live music...

Smoking…..Without Endangering Health

Make-up artist Romani Saunders shows Jess Gray how to get that smokey effect in her eyes. Whether splashed all over your favourite magazines pages or...

Striving For Strobing

Jess Gray draws the contours of London’s most fashionable look. Perhaps the hottest look in town is the famously ‘glam’ glow which Kim Kardashian and...
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Snap, Crackle and Bop!

Only last week, when I first wrote about it, Brick Lane’s Cereal Killer café seemed harmless enough. I even recommended it as the place...

Cereal Saga

For some people, this year’s big hit has been Serial, the true-crime podcast. Others would opt for Cereal Killer, the Brick Lane café which...

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