Archive: Millie Experiences

TV Training Academy

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Alexa Chung rather famously went from awkward teenager to ‘It girl’ in a mere 3 years due to her hard work, quirky personality and quite possibly, a little bit of luck. That said, becoming a television personality is notoriously difficult. Seeing a gap in the market, seasoned presenter Tony Hindhaugh set up the TV Training Academy to teach aspiring presenters how to get one step ahead of the rest.

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Roll up, roll up!

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‘Suzu’ means ‘long and healthy life’, a mantra Makiko Sano swears by. Suzu Sushi owner Makiko’s aim is to share with others her love for superfood ingredients and top tips for eating well by inviting novices to make delicious, healthy sushi with her. With a portfolio that includes running the Selfridges sashimi counter and supplying the sushi to Buckingham Palace, Makiko Sano knows her sushi.

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Keep Neon and Carry On

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Just under two hours train journey from King’s Cross is the town of Wakefield, one of the North’s most exciting artistic hubs and home to Neon Workshops. Incredibly passionate about his work, contemporary artist Richard Wheater has been running the 2.5 hour workshop since 2008. His aim is to shine a light on the neon art industry by teaching curious creatives the ways of neon; covering cutting, fusing and filling with gas.

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‘Number 7, tribal dolphin’

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Henna has certainly made its mark on western pop culture, perhaps more than you’d realise. Take pop princess Rihanna for example, whose bold, henna inspired hand tattoo is certainly a real divider of opinion. Celebrities such as Katy Perry, and Beyonce have also been spotted championing henna’d limbs.
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Millie Humphries and the Warner Bros. Studio of Secrets

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It’s been widely reported that J.K Rowling sent Harry and the Philosopher’s Stone to a total of 12 publishers before she approached Bloomsbury to see if they would publish the book. Fortunately, for the entire world, they did and the rest, as they say, is history. This was back in 1997 – now do you feel old? Ahead of Groupon’s exclusive event next month, I donned my cape and glasses (ok not really) and journeyed behind the scenes at the Warner Bros. Studios to find out how The Boy Who Lived was indeed, brought to life.

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