Author Archives: Jacqui Busick

Spring surprises in Richmond Park

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Richmond Park is a grey, woody expanse before Spring has reached it. But nestled in the middle of this Royal Park is the Isabella Plantation, where Spring has begun to show itself a little earlier. […]

The Queen’s House

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The Queen’s House museum in Greenwich is full of British history and intriguing art. A simple museum, there is nothing showy or obviously spectacular about it. But as part of Royal Museums Greenwich, it is […]

Greenwich Market

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Inside of Greenwich’s block of adorably narrow winding streets and under the Market archway is the Greenwich Market. The Greenwich Market, established in 1737, is an obvious stop for anyone wandering from the Cutty Sark […]

Artist and Society at Tate Modern

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The South Bank of the Thames is one of London’s historic and contemporary hubs for the arts and their creators. Inside what once was a mid-twentieth century power plant, the Tate Modern museum could be […]

Divine Chocolate: Empowering Women Farmers

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London’s history of trade – the foundation for its wealth – was often exploitative. Its benefits were enjoyed by mostly the wealthy elite. And at one point in history, chocolate was at the center of […]

Good-for-you Treats at Elephant and Castle

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In one of the repurposed shipping containers of Elephant and Castle’s The Artworks is the cutest healthy cafe you can find. Cupcakes and Shhht offers pastries, drinks, “freakshakes,” breakfast and even a vegan burger. Everything […]

Firezza: Proper Pizza in Dulwich

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Firezza pizza asks you to “demand proper pizza.” And with a location newly open in Dulwich, you can demand it be delivered straight to your table. But what makes their pizza proper? Each pizza is […]

Vanessa Bell at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Vanessa Bell was a visionary, a modern woman always on the brink of something new.  An exhibit on her life and work opened at the Dulwich Picture Gallery on 8 February and will be running […]

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