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Interview with Jo Hatton, Keeper of Natural History at Horniman Museum

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What is your job, and what does it entail? I am the Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens. I take care of our natural history collections – over a quarter of […]

London: A Love Letter

I’m currently sitting on a bench at the South Bank and I don’t know how I feel. I’m surrounded by the quintessential landmarks of London: Big Ben and Westminster Abbey are to my left, The […]

#DulwichProblems

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Can’t find organic quinoa? They’ve closed down the coffee shop at the station? The supermarket on the corner of Croxted Road isn’t a Waitrose? Yup, we’ve all got #DulwichProblems from time to time, and I’m […]

Little Nan’s

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Little Nan has to be the most sociable and welcoming nan around. She is always having people round to her place. After a while making a home in Deptford, she now pops up in South […]

The Subject Index: Peckham’s Growing History

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Nestled in the vibrant neighborhood of Peckham lies Peckham Platform, a gallery whose current exhibition, The Subject Index, aims to provide the public with a history of the South London town. The exhibit is a collaboration […]

East Dulwich – missed but not forgotten

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One of the most difficult realities of life is that change is the only constant. Moving to a new city or country is really hard. When I was growing up I saw people from all […]

Talks at St Faith’s, Red Post Hill

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The next talks by local residents to local residents about their work and their interests is on 25 February. The speakers give a presentation and then we all ask questions and get some answers. There […]

Award ceremonies, ten a penny for us all eh!?

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If I was going to get an invite to the Costa Book Award ceremony it would be my first. Therefore you can imagine my thrill at opening the envelope and finding my invitation. The invite […]

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