Community Garden Blog: Spring Equinox

This month I take great pleasure in introducing a regular gardening contribution from the team at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG). Based in Brockwell Park, the Community Greenhouses is a community garden that includes an orchard, a series of demonstration gardens, a walled herb garden and two commercial-sized greenhouses. The team help people grow through learning … More Community Garden Blog: Spring Equinox

#SpotlightOn Artist Jasmine Pradissitto’s Pollution Absorbing Sculpture ‘Flower Girl’, Horniman Museum

The Horniman’s Bee Garden has been recognised as a haven for multiple bee species and has been awarded a Bees’ Needs Champions Award. I spoke to artist Jasmine Pradissitto about the sculpture ‘Flower Girl’, a creation that absorbs pollution from the air, pollution that masks the smell of flowers preventing bees finding their food. The … More #SpotlightOn Artist Jasmine Pradissitto’s Pollution Absorbing Sculpture ‘Flower Girl’, Horniman Museum

March Literary Loves

This month, contributor and resident book worm Laurel Waldron shares her literary loves and this months’ showcase store, Dulwich Books. Currently Reading I’ve got two on the go currently; the first being my annual reread of an old favourite. Raffaella Barker’s Hens Dancing (£10.99 at bookshop.org) is the diary of slightly wayward divorcé mother-of-three Venetia … More March Literary Loves

#SpotlightOn Local London Artist David Wolverson

I stumbled across artist David Wolverson after he posted images of his work on a local community webpage. These interesting and inspiringly textured representations of local landmarks and some of my favourite London spots led me to invite him to feature as one of our #SpotlightOn artists, agreeably he said yes. Read David’s story here; … More #SpotlightOn Local London Artist David Wolverson

Weekend trip to Cheddar to visit Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company

I recently took a drive south west to visit the beautiful flat lands of Cheddar, Somerset. A lovely getaway where time was filled with cheese tasting, gorge climbing, cave exploring and reading myths of Tor’s and witches. Rosanna Head The reason for the visit was to meet the couple behind the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company, … More Weekend trip to Cheddar to visit Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company

From sipping builders tea to building a tea empire; Daniel Grey’s accidental tea company

These past few months have proved to be a challenge. What we’ve had to be is mindful of taking time out to switch off, relax and reward ourselves care. That’s where this story comes in. I recently had an inspiring natter with Dan from Lewisham Tea Company about the tea (of course) and how this … More From sipping builders tea to building a tea empire; Daniel Grey’s accidental tea company

‘Accessible Britain’ – Free to Download Guide -Post Lockdown- For People of All Abilities

Wondering where to go for a break of visit this summer but maybe restricted in choice? Rough Guides has come up with the UK’s best inclusive attractions celebrated in the new Accessible Britain. Rosanna Head As UK attractions begin to reopen and lockdown restrictions ease, many are keen to start safely exploring our shores. Available … More ‘Accessible Britain’ – Free to Download Guide -Post Lockdown- For People of All Abilities