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Mimosa Matters on World Cancer Day

Mimosa Matters have organised 2 big events. The first is the Mimosa coffee morning on World Cancer Day - the 4th February. They are encouraging anyone of any age to sign up to host their own coffee morning to raise funds - like the Macmillan formula in the UK. Read more

Thursday, 31 January 2019    Section: Events


Mimosa Matters - Run with your heart not your legs.

The Nice - Cannes Marathon takes place on Sunday 4th November, 2018. Once again Mimosa Matters will be stepping up and will be taking their places at the starting line. Run with your heart not your legs...a slogan that has struck a chord. If you wish to join in the marathon... Read more

Monday, 1 October 2018    Section: Events

Health and Beauty

5 Yoga Poses for Breast Cancer Recovery

Over the years many women have discretely come to see me before a yoga class to let me know that they have been operated for breast cancer and are restricted in certain arm movements. Here are 5 poses to get started, which can easily be done at home. See more

Tuesday, 1 December 2015    Section: Health and Beauty    Author: Anette Shine

Health and Beauty

Broccoli - The Super Food

Eating broccoli raw is not only tasty, but because it is known as a 'super food' the health benefits are extremely important and worth taking serious note.

Broccoli is rich in Vitamin A - which is good for growth and the repair of body tissue. It also has Vitamin K which is essential for blood clotting and keeping your bones healthy.

Following research broccoli has entered the 'super food' category owing to it's ability to combat cancer. The evidence showed that broccoli reduced the risk of cancer in the lining of the uterus and also in the stomach, the oesophagus, pancreas and the colon.

It doesn't stop there... Read more.

Thursday, 15 November 2012    Section: Health and Beauty

Health and Beauty

Safe Summer Skin

Before the sun comes out to play for Summer...

Here are 5 important points to help you prep and sunbathe with care.


Sunday, 20 May 2012    Section: Health and Beauty


Cutting out Cancer

New Zealander Liz Taege Maynard came to the Blue Lady in Antibes to have all her hair cut off publicly, to raise money for cancer research. (Video)

Saturday, 30 October 2010    Section: Events

Anna Fill Interviews

Coping With Cancer    

It's known as the 'Silent Killer' but if you have cancer, make some noise... support is at hand. Interview with Gay Meadows.

Thursday, 14 October 2010    Section: Anna Fill Interviews

Art and Artists

Calendar Girls    

From Holland, twelve artists with twelve models who bare all, create a calendar to raise money for cancer support.

Friday, 28 May 2010    Section: Art and Artists

General Articles

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month... so be aware! Nicole Kidman and Dame Judy Dench get involved.
Sunday, 11 October 2009    Section: General Articles

General Articles

Breast Cancer

Get abreast of the situation.
Monday, 14 September 2009    Section: General Articles