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Do you need architectural services in London?

Architects have studied for many years however they don’t learn to be passionate about being an architect; passion can’t be taught it is something that sets people apart in the industry. When dealing with DBLO Associates the one thing that was most noticeable is how very passionate they are about their projects they work on and the people they work with. Their clients are treated like they are the only client with superb professionalism taking into account the clients requirements, budget and timing.

Dblo Associates have designed some well-known buildings in and around London making sure their work is always of exceptional standard. Brilliant architects Kensington and architects Holland Park are not always easy to find but rest assured if you chose dblo Associates you won’t go wrong, in fact you will soon find yourself recommending them to colleagues and friends alike.

Do some research when requiring the services of well-known good architects around London and you will soon discover that the name dblo Associates will be recommended time and time again.

15 March 2014 at 12:51 - Comments

Do you need to claim for insurance damage on your home?

Builders in South London are the experts in all aspects of building and refurbishment projects. Before you make any decision about Builders in Chelsea and Builders in Fulham services read what some of their customers have to say about their service:

Darren and his team provided a quality service from the start to the end of the works. A clear quote for the works, a timely start to the work, a friendly and reliable team, a tidy worksite and attention to detail, and a high quality result at the end means that I will consider SLR first for any future work at my own home and will recommend them to others who are looking to do house improvement works.

Martin, Wimbledon
August 2011

What did Elena from Clapham have to say about Builders in Wimbledon and builders in Wandsworth.

I had the entire house gutted, built a kitchen side extension and loft.  Darren and his team did an amazing job.  I can’t recommend them highly enough and I wouldn’t look anywhere else.  I have recommended SLR to a friend who is also delighted with the work.  The team are polite, tidy, highly professional, and the attention to detail is first class.  Budget wise SLR is transparent with costs and kept me up to date throughout the build. Don’t go anywhere else!

Elena, Clapham Junction
February 2012

Whether you need a new bathroom or a loft conversion speak to the professional Builders South London for their honest no compromising advice.

14 March 2014 at 09:11 - Comments

Shopping in style with The Travelling Souk

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A fabulous new shopping experience brought to you from The Travelling Souk a company that was started in 2003 that hosted gift fairs for several charities, in fact they have raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for over 35 charities.

Would you like to join The Travelling Souk family? You can become one of our many sellers who have successfully built their business selling through The Travelling Souk market place. When looking at all of our wonderful products they could be from a range of different sellers.

Whether you need to buy gifts for wedding, home accessories , new born baby, gift ideas, ladies accessories – wraps and shawls that make great unique gifts there is something here for everyone.

13 March 2014 at 09:46 - Comments

Say goodbye to your loved one in a special way

When arranging a funeral with Funeral Directors Twickenham there is a large selection of a wide range of memorials and floral arrangements giving clients the opportunity to say goodbye in the way they deem fit. A funeral is the last chance to say goodbye to our loved ones and Lodge Brothers give us the opportunity to do just that. It can be a very emotional time and our dedicated staff headed by Mr Robert Lodge who has many years’ experience with customers guiding them in this difficult process with empathy.

Funeral Directors Cobham also headed by Mr Robert Lodge are funeral directors based in beautiful upmarket village of Cobham serving the greater community in surrounding areas. They offer floral arranging, funeral arranging, cremations, lawn memorials, pre-paid funeral plans and more….

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12 March 2014 at 11:16 - Comments

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11 March 2014 at 12:20 - Comments

Allow Lodge Brothers to help you in the time of grief

Lodge Brothers Memorials Biggleswade love to share news including the community involvements, expansions, thanksgiving services, Memorials Addlestone and Memorials Ashford and many other branches within the Lodge Brothers family of branches.

AV Smith & Sons Say Farewell to Branch Arranger Sheila Sherwood

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After just two and a half years with the company, Sheila Sherwood, Funeral Arranger at AV Smith & Sons, Hillingdon, is leaving to start a new career with British Airways at nearby Heathrow Airport. In her time with Lodge Brothers, Sheila has arranged just over 250 funerals. She has endeared herself to clients with her calm and empathetic manner, and her colleagues admire lively sense of humour and teamwork.

Her office is festooned with ‘thank-you’ cards from grateful clients and, as this web-site will testify, a whole raft of testimonials.

Our local vicar at St John’s Church, Hillingdon, Reverend Robert Harrison commented, “It has been an absolute pleasure working with Sheila; she has such a kind and caring nature that is so reassuring for bereaved families. She has been an integral part of the very fabric of Hillingdon village life and she will be sorely missed”.

Sheila said, “I have really enjoyed working for Lodge Brothers; the people are fantastic and the job is extremely satisfying, however, I just feel ready for a career move.”

10 March 2014 at 07:40 - Comments

If you are single and need a companion speak to Dukes of Daisy

Are you a Daisy in need of a Duke to accompany you on a special occasion as a date? I often find myself in need of a date with no strings attached. As a career driven woman I don’t have time for a long term or any relationship at present, however there are times when I do need a partner to accompany me on a business dinner or weekend away. I found an agency who are not only affordable but reliable and honest in their approach in Rent a Friend service London.

I have a regular Duke whom I chose in the beginning because of his attributes and fun personality whom I regularly book a date with. I know what I am getting; there are no expectations and it’s simply a safe and affordable option to ‘needing a date” without having a relationship.

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I encourage all my single friends to use the Dukes of Daisy rent a friend service and we have all experienced their professionalism and safe approach.

8 March 2014 at 07:57 - Comments

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Covent Garden

Une zone historiquement enlacés dans l’économie de la Grande-Bretagne . Pendant le 16ème siècle, la terre était une partie de la négociation Anglos – Saxton et plus tard la ville abandonnée et utilisé comme terres arables et vergers de l’abbaye de Westminster a appelé « le jardin de l’abbaye et le couvent . Autrefois dans l’histoire à être connu comme un marché de fruits et légumes est maintenant une attraction touristique populaire avec des pubs , théâtre, magasins indépendants , élégant bâtiment et sources de divertissement . On a beaucoup à faire en entrant dans Covent Garden .

Au 18ème siècle , Covent Garden était un quartier populaire de la lumière rouge attirer prostituées notables comme Betty Careless et Jane Douglas . Liste de Harris de Covent Garden dames était un guide essentiel pour savoir où trouver des prostituées décrivant chaque dame de Covent Garden .

En 1979, le marché de Covent Garden a rouvert comme un centre commercial . En 2010, La Piazza a ouvert le plus grand magasin de pomme . Le Royal Opera House est un point de repère et a également appelé le ‘Covent Garden’ . La maison peut accueillir 2268 personnes et dispose de 4 étages de loges , balcon et galerie d’ amphithéâtre . Comme de nombreux sites emblématiques de Londres sont enlacés dans un crime ou d’un complot le trottoir Le Royal Opera House est titulaire d’ une histoire similaire . La maîtresse du comte de Sandwich , Martha Ray a été assassiné par son admirateur James Hackman .

Théâtre Royal sur Dury Lane a été restauré quatre fois . Des personnalités célèbres ont joué dans ce théâtre comme la jeune actrice Clara Fisher , acteur shakespearan Edmund Kean , le comédien Dan Leno , etc marché aux fleurs dédié , un bâtiment de fer et de verre victorienne a été construite par Willima Cubitt mais a été occupé par le London Transport Musée depuis sa construction .

Afin de rendre votre visite à Londres plus attrayante notre personnel locations de vacances Londres recommande ajoutant Piccadilly Circus à votre plaque d’attractions à découvrir les progrès du commerce et de l’économie de la Grande-Bretagne . Bien que Piccadilly Circus a un caractère similaire des choses à faire, Covent Garden dispose d’un environnement et de l’expérience en magasin différent.

Il ya de nombreuses attractions à Londres qui sont iconique et nécessite un peu de temps pour visiter et d’expérience. On pourrait suggérer que les locations de vacances est beaucoup plus pratique et économique lorsque vous cherchez à louer un  location de vacances à Londres relativement à des chambres d’hôtel . Abondantes studios de vacances à Londres sont disponibles où Locations de vacances Londres court terme excelle en raison de la proximité , le professionnalisme dans la réservation de la manipulation et de l’ amabilité de la locations de vacances à Londres court séjour personnel .

Covent Garden dispose de 13 salles et plus de 60 bars et pubs . Il ya des spectacles de rue dans tous les jours de l’année au Covent Garden , sauf le jour de Noël . Spectacles circulent tous les jours pendant 30 minutes . Le Lamb & Flag est le plus vieux pub dans la région alors que la harpe dans Chandos Place a remporté de nombreux prix, dont le London Pub de l’année en 2008 .

Pour plus d’informations sur le temps de Voyage pour vos sites d’attraction touristique désirées et d’autres informations s’il vous plaît appelez -nous sur notre Locations vacances londres centre hotline que nous sommes disponibles autour de l’horloge ou e mail nous pour obtenir une réponse rapide de l’une des Locations vacances londres.

26 December 2013 at 03:08 - Comments

Speak to Mal Weeraratne about the Tantric journey

Why Is There A Need For An Alternative Model To A Brothel?

Posted on Sunday, December 15th, 2013 – Category Uncategorized

In 1994 Mal Weeraratne founded the first Tantra Temple model in the UK, this was a center where sexually wounded and disenfranchised could seek healing. This was a place where issues such as childhood abuse, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, sexual trauma, and intimacy issues could all be addressed and healed. This was a not-for-profit business and one that was founded to address the issue of sexual healing. However, it was branded a brothel and forced to shut down by the English Authorities.

What Mal had set up was a Tantric Temple Model that offered men the opportunity to be healed and was an alternative to visiting a prostitute.It is currently estimated that 80,000 people working on the streets that are involved in prostitution in the UK (Kinnell 1999 -many experts believe the number to be far higher now and Mal believes there are over 500,000 prostitutes working in the UK, on the street, working from home, brothels, massage parlous and in Escort agencies). Worryingly statistics tell us that up to 5,000 children may be involved in prostitution at any one time, with a female to male ratio of four to one. [Home Office (2004), Paying the price]. These figures are from official statistics and it is probable that the true figures of those involved in prostitution are far higher.

In London alone, there are 2,000 brothels, all of which employ immigrant labour – as much as 80 per cent in some cases and with much of it being illegal. There are many issues that surround prostitution including abuse, sexually transmitted disease, trafficking, drugs, underage girls and poor working conditions. Women and children abused in prostitution experience severe and long lasting physical and mental health problems. Prostitution is harmful to the prostitute as constantly submitting to unwanted sex is very damaging to women’s mental health, self-esteem and sexuality and often leads to the need to disassociate – through taking drugs and/or alcohol.  Whatever the reason for women entering prostitution, her drug and alcohol dependency is likely to increase. Prostitution also has an impact on family life, for families where women become involved, and also families of the men who buy sex including health risks and loss of income. It is fair to conclude that the model of prostitution that currently exists in the UK is far from ideal and whilst it is an industry in demand it is one that does not protect its workers or resolve the issues of the men that seek their services.

According to research nearly 1 in 10 UK men visit prostitutes (university College London and Home Office), however, due to the secretive and illegal nature of visiting prostitutes and brothels, it is difficult to gain accurate statistics and it is thought that most men visit or seek the services of a sex worker at some stage in their life. Mal explains that many men visiting prostitutes need healing and are searching for solutions to their emotional pain and sexual dysfunction, he goes on to explain that they will not find these answers at a brothel as they need deep healing work. Indeed the research from PRE concluded many men got nothing but a ‘bad feeling’ from visiting prostitutes.

Mal explains that if‘damaged’ men, i.e. men that have been abused, sexually traumatized or have been emotionally deprived are likely to experience sexual blockages. Mal explains that emotional deprivation including the absence of breast feeding or sufficient breast feeding as a baby can cause men to experience emotional difficulties in adulthood. Therapist Kimberly Moffit confirmed that breastfeeding has psychological benefits, including increased cognitive development. Studies also demonstrate that breastfed children are less likely to have behavioral problems, and more likely to have higher IQs. According to widely accepted research, the bond babies develop with their mothers due to breastfeeding leads to better emotional development and stability.(1)The act of breastfeeding and the skin-to-skin contact involved releases the hormones serotonin and Oxycontin in both the mom and baby, which encourages a strong emotional bond between them. (2) furthermore, breastfed children are protected against mental health problems (3,4) and addictions.(5) They tend to be higher in intelligence (6,7) and more emotionally secure than children who were not breastfed.(8)

It follows that boys who are rejected by their mother’s or are deprived of touch from their family go onto lack security, confidence, love and intimacy. The importance of touch and the power of touch should not be dismissed or underestimated. We begin receiving tactile signals whilst still in the womb, with the vibration of a mother’s heartbeat being amplified by amniotic fluid. Professor Peter Andersen, author of ‘Nonverbal Communication: Forms and Functions, explains that touch is important in the relationship between children and caregivers, he says, “It’s an essential channel of communication with caregivers for a child,”. The skill of non-verbal communication through touch is essential for bonding and if this is not learned at an early then it can cause problems in the forming of relationships and in expressing emotion.

Similarly, the lack of a father in the family unit or parental abandonment has serious consequences on the development of a boy. Boys that don’t have a father figure actively involved in their life are more likely to suffer from depression, withdrawal, feelings of social and physical inadequacy and to get bullied.

Boys who don’t receive enough attention, time, acceptance, encouragement, tenderness, discipline, stability, security, guidance, love or wisdom from their parents and caregivers as children are more likely to suffer from mental health issues including anxiety, aggression, withdrawal and impulse control and mood disorders. Research also shows that these boys will often encounter difficulties forming peer relationship will have a higher risk of depression and suicide risk. Furthermore they will go on to have problems establishing loving relationships with girls and are more likely to form addictions, serve prison sentences or get in trouble with the law. In short these boys can grow up to be violent with stagnant anger emotions stored. If these blockages are not treated they can go on to pose a threat to society, by becoming child abusers, committing domestic violence, raping etc., indeed the study by PRE supports this view with the study recording nearly one-half of the sex buyers stating that rape happens because men get sexually carried away (47%) or their sex drive gets “out of control” (48%). Sixteen per cent stating that they would rape a woman if they could be assured that they would not be caught. Acknowledging their sexually coercive behaviors with non-prostitute women, 37% told us that they had tricked non-prostituting women into having sex by lying to them. It seems that the old myth that brothels stop rape is not true and that  in the wake of The Savile scandal that shocked the nation, and a rise in reports of sexual abuse that is  consistent with sharp jumps in reports of physical attacks on children and the statistics of domestic violence failing to fall coupled with the fact that statistics only tell the story of those cases reported; it seems more important than ever that we need a way of stopping men from committing these terrible crimes and creating more victims that continue the cycle of abuse. Mal strongly believes that Tantric healing is the solution to breaking this cycle of abuse. However his views and beliefs have seen him encounter a prison cell whilst serving a sentence for living off  immoral earnings, despite the fact he never took a penny profit.

In 1995 an undercover operation conducted 24/7 for over a period of 3 months by the British vice squad, found that Mal’s Tantric Temple model was a non-profit establishment, clean, safe and a secure establishment for both clients and therapists who worked on voluntary basis with no force, with no drugs, alcohol or underage men or women in the premises. Authorities also further discovered, at any given time only two females worked together, one being the therapist and the other a temple keeper who kept the temple tidy and safe. Documentary evidence was also found by the authorities that the therapists were under contract stating not to provide penetrative sex to clients.

Having heard the evidence from vice squad offices, the English Court of Law declared that Tantric genital massage is prostitution and receiving any money from a prostitute was Immoral, irrespective of the fact that the establishment was non-profit making.

Authorities also found a waiting list, with over 100 women wanting to work as a Tantrika, on a voluntary basis at this establishment where Mal was providing excellent training on sexual healing and treating the Tantrika’s as well to help release their own negative emotions as well as what they pick up from clients during their daily practice. A much needed and sadly misunderstood therapy, because it seems that Britain doesn’t want to accept the need for emotional release, trauma release and sexual healing and cannot differentiate the difference between healing and prostitution.

In 1995 English Courts found Mal guilty of “Immoral Earnings” and he was sentenced for 2 years. Sentenced to the maximum term imprisonment by a judge (who did not know the difference between Tantric Healing and Prostitution) who summarized, “if ever UK legalize prostitution, this is the model one should follow”.  Whilst this is a back-handed compliment at least it recognized the model Mal was using had many merits. So if this was a model for brothels to aspire to why was Mal given the maximum penal sentence? Police could not find any evidence of Mal making  money from the Tantric Temple model and the police and courts could not comprehend the idea of a business of this ‘type’ not making money for the owner, they thought Mal was too clever and had hidden the income or that the police had missed something. The reality is that the system had again acted on their misconceptions confusing sensuality and healing with sex workers.  The police investigation was thorough and invasive, but failed to provide evidence of profiting, because there was none. After a three month undercover operation in 1995, involving 27 vice squad officers covering 24/7 shifts at a cost to the tax payer of over £60,000 there was none of the usual evidence associated with the running of a brothel: i.e, no profit, no penetrative sex offered, no prostitutes. Instead a not-for profit center for sexual healing where highly trained sexual healers worked without fear, addiction and on a voluntary basis. Mal was released from prison after one year for good behavior, the rumors and legacy of his sentence, however, continue to haunt him and his work to this day.

In 2004 English authorities abolished “Immoral Earnings”. Today there are over 150 Tantra Temples, Tantra Teachers and Therapists providing sexual healing, teaching and helping men, women and couples.  Mal said ‘’the temple was used to help people in need—a place that combined spirituality and sexuality’’.  Mal hopes that in time his work will become recognized and that the merits of his research will become widely accepted. In the meantime he explains that spent his time in prison researching, interviewing fellow prisoners that were sex offenders and finding out what motivated them and why they committed the crimes they had. He says ‘’this was a unique opportunity. No one else in the country has the knowledge and understanding of this matter like I do. I have gained unique insight into what motivates sex offenders and this coupled with my training and academic research has given me vast knowledge about this subject’’.

His strength in the face of adversity and resolve to continue talking about the subject of Tantric Healing is to be admired, he is a truly remarkable healer, who like so many pioneers has been wrongly victimized. His Tantric Temple Model was an honest attempt to remove blockages from men that stand in the way of them forming loving connections and to educate modern minds on the subjects of why abuse occurs and how to treat the causes and effects.

23 December 2013 at 06:05 - Comments

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Covent Garden

An area historically entwined in Britain’s economy. During the 16th century the land was a part of Anglos-Saxton trading and later the town abandoned and used as arable land and orchards by the Westminster Abbey being called ‘ the garden of the Abbey and Convent’. Formerly in history to be known as a fruit and vegetable market now is a popular tourist attraction with pubs, theatre, independent shops, elegant building and sources of entertainment. One has many to do on entering Covent Garden.

In the 18th century, Covent Garden was a popular red light district attracting notable prostitutes such as Betty Careless and Jane Douglas. Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies was an essential guide to know where to find prostitutes describing each Covent Garden lady.

In 1979 the Covent Garden market reopened as a retail centre. In 2010 The Piazza opened the largest apple store. The Royal Opera House is a landmark and also called the ‘Covent Garden’. The house seats 2,268 people and has 4 tiers of boxes, balcony and amphitheatre gallery.  As many iconic sites in London are entwined in some crime or conspiracy the pavement outside The Royal Opera House holds a similar story. The mistress of the Earl of Sandwich, Martha Ray was murdered by her admirer James Hackman.

Theatre Royal on Dury Lane has been restored four times. Famous personalities have performed in this theatre such as the child actress Clara Fisher, Shakespearan actor Edmund Kean, comedian Dan Leno, etc. A dedicated flower market, a Victorian iron and glass building was built by Willima Cubitt but has been occupied by the London Transport Musuem since its construction.

In order to make your tour in London more attractive our Holiday Lets London staff would recommend adding Piccadilly Circus to your plate of attractions to experience the progress of commerce and economy of Britain. Though Piccadilly Circus has a similar nature of things to do, Covent Garden has a different environment and experience in store.

There are many attractions in London that are iconic and requires a bit of time to tour and experience. One would suggest that self catering accommodation is much more convenient and economical when looking to rent a flat in London comparatively to hotel rooms. Abundant London holiday studios are available where Holiday Lets London short term excels due to proximity, professionalism in handling booking and the amicability of the Holiday Lets London short stay staff.

Covent Garden has 13 theatres and over 60 bars and pubs. There are street performances in every day of the year at the Covent Garden except for Christmas Day. Shows run every day for 30 minutes. The Lamb & Flag is the oldest pub in the area whereas The Harp in Chandos Place has won many awards including the London Pub Of The year in 2008.

For further information on travel time to your desired tourist attraction sites and other information please call us on our Holiday Lets London hotline as we are available around the clock or e mail us to obtain a prompt reply from one of Holiday Lets London staff.

19 December 2013 at 04:14 - Comments