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Why does a butterfly represent Camberwell?

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Why does a butterfly represent Camberwell, including at the entrances to Burgess Park and the shopping parade, Butterfly Walk? Until the 19th century most of Camberwell was open fields, the Camberwell Beauty was first seen in the locality in […]

A community fridge in Brixton

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A community fridge has been launched in Brixton where you can donate spare food to those in need. The fridge is London’s first community fridge, bought and paid for by the community through a crowdfunding campaign. […]

Peckham Salvage Yard

Peckham Salvage Yard March 4

Come hunt for personal treasures, rummage for bargains, and refresh your living space with unique finds at our big yard of salvaged olde things. I started Hackney Flea Market as a pop-up event in the […]

Southbank Festive Special – in pictures

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Southbank is good at anytime of the year, but during winter it transforms into a true wonderland and is absolutely stunning. There are many little stalls scattered around the area selling everything from food, hand-crafted pressies, Christmas jumpers, […]

Check out my Crystal Palace area guide‏…

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I had the opportunity to write for Visit London (London’s official visitor website) on an exciting new neighbourhoods project that seeks to showcase the fact that there’s more to London than zone one. My area guide is […]

The Little Globe Co: Interview with Loraine Rutt

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During the first two weekends of December, The Arches Studios in Peckham will be holding open studios, where visitors will be able to see artists at work. Artists and artisans have been working at The […]

7 of the best bites in Greenwich

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The historical Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory attract tourists and locals alike, and where there are many people, there must also be many hungry people. Greenwich caters to these empty stomachs with plenty of […]

Submit your artwork at the Open Mixed Christmas Show

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This is the first time Brockley Art House has opened its doors to a large mixed open group exhibition where artists are invited to submit up to two pictures for display. I love doing the rounds of the […]

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