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Third London Exonians networking event

The third London Exonians networking event took place on Wednesday 8 November at The Plough, in the heart of Bloomsbury close to the British Museum.

Over thirty guests enjoyed the opportunity to chat about their work and careers and compare notes, while appreciating the selection of drinks and the buffet. Undergraduates from the various London universities met with Exonians in their first few years of working in London, and also those with established in careers in the capital.

Giles Humphries (1997-2004) and Myles Hopper (1995-2006) gave an entertaining talk on "Setting up and Marketing the Mindful Chef Recipe Box Company”. They spoke about their vision and the hard work involved in getting the company launched, and highlighted how their success with investors and crowd funding enabled them to grow the company both within the London area and nationally.

They concluded by demonstrating how a collaboration with Penguin led to the publication of their bestselling book Mindful Chef: Eat Well, Live Better. You can find out more about Mindful Chef and how to order their recipe boxes at

Mindful Chef: Eat Well, Live Better is available from all good bookshops and on-line and would make an ideal Christmas present for anyone who loves preparing and eating healthy food.