Age Exchange: Creativity and challenges to combat loneliness in older adults

Community and culture correspondent Julie Bird talks to Age Exchange about the growing older adult population and creative ways of working to help reduce loneliness and isolation often experienced by many. Founded in 1983 by Pam Schweitzer MBE, Age Exchange was formed as a response to the growing recognition of the value of reminiscence work with older adults, … More Age Exchange: Creativity and challenges to combat loneliness in older adults

Handmade Food, Blackheath: Restaurant Review

Does eating food from a sustainable business taste better?  Trends report that consumers are more and more looking to spend their money and associate with brands that present ethical sustainable practice and credentials, a way for consumers to also play their part in the process. For Handmade Food in Blackheath, their ethos is all about … More Handmade Food, Blackheath: Restaurant Review

#SpotlightOn Artist Andrew McIntosh, ‘I Saw This Coming’

Andrew McIntosh is a British artist whose new body of work re-contextualises derelict buildings in south east London, drawing on his ongoing interest in the political dispute between artists and the inevitable developments of the property market. As a fan of Urban Decay and Derelict Art, one favourite artist being J Bennett Fitts,  I was keen … More #SpotlightOn Artist Andrew McIntosh, ‘I Saw This Coming’

Support Future Green Spaces – Sprout Up CrowdFunder to Create RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Garden

Sprout Up is a garden design company that volunteers to help local schools and children’s nurseries have better outdoor spaces so children can freely access nature.  However, in the cold light of day, lack of time and funds often means that not enough children are being reached to make a lasting difference. Last year, Sprout … More Support Future Green Spaces – Sprout Up CrowdFunder to Create RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Garden

#SpotlightOn Artist Andy Holden’s Laws of Motion at The Cinema Museum, Kennington, London

That’s not all folks! Artist Andy Holden invites you to re-live your childhood love of cartoons and walks us through the ten rules of motion in an animated landscape. We dropped in to see Andy at The Cinema Museum, a unique, historic space devoted to keeping alive the spirit of cinema. By Rosanna Head. Tell … More #SpotlightOn Artist Andy Holden’s Laws of Motion at The Cinema Museum, Kennington, London

Let’s all start cooking a bit more: Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency’s mission to create a butterfly-effect towards healthy, sustainable eating.

2019 is tipped to be the year where ugly fruit and veg is no longer deemed ugly, but invaluable. To ‘through the ages’, where the focus is on enabling oneself to lead a longer, healthier life, ‘as consumers deem health and wellness a holistic, proactive and ongoing pursuit.’*  Well, one south London organisation is helping … More Let’s all start cooking a bit more: Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency’s mission to create a butterfly-effect towards healthy, sustainable eating.

Buenos Aires, Greenwich: A month’s meat fix in one night – Restaurant Review

Argentina is renowned for its good meat and red wine, and whilst we are not in Argentina, you can find a good taste of the culture in the midst of south-east London, Greenwich, which is the location for the family-run business, Buenos Aires cafe. Reinaldo Varga and his wife, Kate set up the restaurant in … More Buenos Aires, Greenwich: A month’s meat fix in one night – Restaurant Review

#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 #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