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
According to Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) at least 8 million pieces of plastic are entering the oceans every single day. You may think that south east London is a long way from the ocean, but every bit of water leads to the ocean. South East London Blog spoke to Plastic Free East Dulwich founder and … More Becoming a Plastic Free Community
It was a dark, cold, wet Autumn evening when we jumped in the Uber heading to Nunhead. The warmth and welcome at London’s first regenerative restaurant soon thawed our damp chill. We were greeted by owner Catherine Solomons who had just celebrated the restaurant’s first birthday, in such a difficult year for hospitality. The restaurant … More Hanging out at 28 Well Hung
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
In 2017, Hatch Enterprise, a charity that supports social enterprise in South London opened 55 East: a co-working space set up as an affordable hub for the community on East Street. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, it has now launched three spaces: 55 East Studio, an affordable co-working and training space; 55 East Lounge, events and … More Look Local – 55 East: A Social Enterprise Hub, East Street, Walworth.