February #SpotlightOn Artists’ Maggie Li and Frann Preston-Gannon

This month we had the pleasure to meet Maggie Li and Frann Preston-Gannon, friends and fellow children illustrators as they prepare to showcase their work at an exhibition in Herne Hill. We were  impressed by Maggie’s and Frann’s desire to educate children by raising awareness of problems in the natural world, which they are clearly passionate about. It … More February #SpotlightOn Artists’ Maggie Li and Frann Preston-Gannon

Walking With Dinosaurs

Caroline Cross steps back in time with the world famous Crystal Palace park dinosaurs. Fundraising efforts have paid off for a south east London charity who has campaigned to build a bridge to connect visitors of Crystal Palace Park to the 167 year old resident dinosaurs. Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs (FCPD) has been on a mission … More Walking With Dinosaurs

January #SpotlightOn Artist Nick Richards

We are always humbled to meet local artists’ and the #SpotlightOn feature is one of our favourite highlights of the month.   For the first of our 2019 series, the January issue presents Nick Richards, local Sydenham artist and fellow Crystal Palace Park running pal. Tell us about your work? I’m a painter of portraits, landscapes … More January #SpotlightOn Artist Nick Richards

PizzArte, Brockley Restaurant Review

PizzaArte is a family friendly Italian restaurant situated on Brockley Rise, south east London.  The venue is bright, airy and welcomes diners in with a well priced traditional offering. S.E.London.Blog tells you more: Service and story PizzArte pretty much does what it says on the tin, a family-friendly Italian restaurant in south east London.  Set … More PizzArte, Brockley Restaurant Review

Toomai Square, Pan-Asian Greenwich Restaurant Review

We were recently invited to the newly opened Toomai Square in Greenwich.  A family-run restaurant that brings bold pan-Asian cooking to the heart of the borough. S.E.London.Blog tells you more: Service and Story Set up by two brothers hailing from a small village in Northeast India, Toomai Square combines much-loved Thai, Chinese, Malaysian and Indonesian classics on … More Toomai Square, Pan-Asian Greenwich Restaurant Review

Dee-licious dishes from Dee’s Kitchen, Bromley

We had the pleasure of popping along to the launch of Dee’s Kitchen, a vibrant Caribbean takeaway in the heart of Bromley. Although we don’t generally cover take-aways on South East London Blog, we were intrigued to find out more about the family-run business offering dishes that pack a punch. Located on Masons Hill, near … More Dee-licious dishes from Dee’s Kitchen, Bromley

A hint of Flint and a sprinkle of Asparagus – Clement & Black Wine Tasting

Picture the setting…  A cosy bar in south east London, candlelight,  enthralling conversation, a charcuterie board to write home about and an abundance of great tasting wine. ‘This is not any wine tasting, this is a Clement and Black Wine Tasting.’ As we settled in for the night at Two Spoons in Honor Oak we … More A hint of Flint and a sprinkle of Asparagus – Clement & Black Wine Tasting