Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Light Fantastic

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Light Fantastic

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Byline: Katie Law

Chop, chop


Look out for lots of clever new kitchen gadgets, including colourful toughenedglass chopping boards by Joseph Joseph (pictured, [pounds sterling]9.99/[pounds sterling]13.99), the KenwoodMultipro Libra ([pounds sterling]179.99), a versatile food processor that weighs youringredients as you go, and a Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus ([pounds sterling]69.99), a processorperfect for smaller kitchens and appetites.

There are also extra-slim cheese graters from Cuisipro ([pounds sterling]9.99 each) and a greenserrated plastic knife for cutting lettuce ([pounds sterling]3.50).

No kitchen should be without a copy of the new catalogue.

For information about stockists, call 01539 488100, or

Ticket giveaway

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy is throwing open its doors for its 240th annual summerexhibition. Most of the 1,700 works on display will be for sale.

The show opens on Monday and runs until 17 August at Burlington House,Piccadilly, W1. For more information,

The RA has 10 pairs of tickets to give away to lucky Homes & Property readers.To enter the competition, visit

On the ball


The new DC24 Dyson Ball bagless vacuum cleaner is the perfect solution forLondoners with limited space. Even the handle folds down. And not only is itnice and compact, it is also very light, weighing in at a third of the weightof regular-sized machines.

It is designed to sit on a ball, which means that it can turn, steer and swivelin a way that traditional upright cleaners cannot. The Dyson CD24 ([pounds sterling]239.99)also has a trigger-bin emptying system, which means that dust and dirt emptiesinto the bin at the press of a button.

For more information, call 0800 279 5127, or visit www. …

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