area of Barking & Dagenham are happy with their quality of life. The research reckons it measures residents perceptions of their local area and services. Wanna know whos super smug? Anyone who lives in the City or Richmond, the two areas that topped the pile. Like you couldnt have guessed that one for yourself! London Lite Monday, 29 June 2009 21 thestuff New this week admission, the home and lifestyle blog for women who have better things to do. So hoorah for an opportunity to meet these domestic anti-goddesses this Thursday at Something in Lambs Conduit Street (, an emporium full of vintage homeware and jewellery. Rock up from 6.30pm for goody bags, cake and cocktails. Boozy Birthdays We LuRve vinopolis, Londons wine mecca, and this week its 10 years old. To celebrate, wine buff and broadcaster Oz Clarke is releasing 1,000 balloons from Borough Market tomorrow. each contains two vinopolis Grapevine ticket vouchers. And whichever lucky person finds the balloon that travels the furthest will also win a mystery prize. Pure class: meet the women from the Domestic Sluttery blog on Thursday Kimberley Walsh, left, shows off her arm candy while in la recently -- a fab leather Jaguar luxor Tote (270) by british designer Angel Jackson. lady GaGa has snapped up the yellow and red, while sophie ellis-bextor has snaffled the black. see angel Star spy lite loathes BY REBECCA BOYCE Tiered dress, 95, Comptoir de Cotonniers Butterfly hat, 250, Cherry Chau Dress with embellished shoulders, 180, Karen Millen Ruffle-sleeve dress, 338, Paul & Joe at Spot dress, 79, Joy Flower headband, 105, Mimco Paintstroke print dress, 92, Full Circle Silk dress, 330, Graham & Spencer, 020 7580 8744 rail ticket pricing madness OCCaSiOnaLLy here at London Lite we come across a factoid that defies belief. This week, its a cracker. it costs more to travel from Gatwick to Clapham Junction than it does to travel at exactly the same time from Clapham Junction to Gatwick. insane? nope, according to Southern Railway: The prices coming out of London were reduced some years ago to encourage more people to use the trains which had many empty seats. This continues now for the same reason. living in Barking & dagenham ACCORDinG to the Place Survey from the Department Of Communities And Local Government, only 56 per cent of the people who live in the esteemed Flower ring, 172, Kara Ross at gift- Liquid liner and eye shadow, each 12, Urban Decay Lipstick in Purple Rite, 11.26, Lipglass in Gold Rebel, 10.28, Beauty Powder Blush in Eversun, 14.68, Eye shadow in Bright Future, 9.79, all MAC Tiar-Mimosa and Cherry Blossom eau de toilette, each 29.84, Guerlain Fake Bake Fair Gradual Tan, 22, Tan Enhancing Lotion, 12, both Fake Bake Fat Girl Scrub, 26, Bliss Embellished dress, 160, French Connection Dusky pink dress, 150, Coast Metallic dress, 165, Paul & Joe Sister at my- Print dress, 20, One-shoulder dress, 50, Floral print shift dress, 75, Kew Scallop skirt dress, 65, Topshop Embellished chiffon dress, 225, Jigsaw Floral dress, 179, Jesire Gold rhinestone necklace, 30, Miss Selfridge Pearl drop earrings, 98, Laura Lee, 020 7379 9050 Suede peep-toe shoes, 80, Topshop Wicker bag, 20, 22ct gold and onyx cocktail ring, 199, Gildas Tryst, 020 7730 8200 Trilby with roses, 150, Hat with white butterfly, 220, J Smith Esquire at Appliqu floral rafia clutch, 22, Topshop Stone pendant, 50, and matching earrings, 45, passionate aboutvintage. Clutch, 22, Heels, 377, Oscar de la Renta at Rhinestone watch, 377, Daniel Swarovski Sequin hat with black flower, 270, Victoria Grant Drop earrings, 159, Thomas Sabo Suede lace-up shoes, 55, Topshop Farefarce:trainstoGatwickfromClapham Junction are cheaper than vice versa Wedded bliss: dress, 59, Darling at index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html