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Weekly Musings

Brits in LA Breakfast  -- Every Tuesday 930am-1130am -- Cecconi's, Weho. Sponsored by 

Getting La-La about Los Angeles and visiting The British Home --
Some of you may already know that April 25th is now officially LA-LA Land Day in Los Angeles.
Every year moving forwards residents will celebrate the madness, creativity and vibrance of this city and its occupants. We were fortunate enough to have some great people join us this week during breakfast club at Cecconi’s in West Hollywood for the inaugural celebration. Together with Lionsgate we celebrated the DVD release of the film, the (not) best picture at this year’s academy awards. Firstly we gave away twenty breakfasts to members who posted a picture via Instagram with the #britsinla and #lalaland, that best depicted their LA Life. The winners were invited to breakfast with a guest and each received a vinyl copy of the movie soundtrack. We also drew a raffle, where CDs, DVDs and a poster by signed by the movie’s stars, Emma Watson…

MEET A MEMBER - Elizabeth Blake-Thomas

Meet a Member: Elizabeth Blake-ThomasApril 28, 2017 10:35 pm· Meet Elizabeth Blake-Thomas from Burton in Derbyshire, who moved to LA three years ago from to be with her daughter, but has now directed four feature films in her first year as a female director.  Was there a particular reason you chose LA? Originally it was to support my daughter. She is a successful working actress. What do you miss most from home? I’m afraid to say to all the Brits, but I don’t miss anything. I feel truly at home. Most of my friends and family also come and visit me regularly. What was your first impression of LA and has it changed since?  It was going to be like Entourage. And it totally is. Everyone is so friendly to us and helpful. What do you find the biggest difference is living here versus Burton? It’s definitely the weather. But the people are more open to wanting you to be successful. Everyone is so ready to introduce us to anyone who can help. Do you have a hidden gem in LA that you want to share wit…