Category Archives: Environmental issues

Secret Gardens and Hideaways of South London

North and South: the great divide of our ‘united kingdom’. Southerners just love to compartmentalize Northerners as uncouth hard nuts who drink too much, whereas Northerners love to pigeonhole Southerners as softies who don’t drink enough. This North & South … Continue reading

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The London Olympics

A look at the history of the London Olympics of 1908 and 1948 and how the 2012 games are learning from their previous mistakes. Continue reading

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Tom Moggach: London’s Urban Kitchen Gardener

Tom Moggach shows the city dweller how best to develop small gardens and the benefits it can bring. Continue reading

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Verde & Co: an ode to Spitalfields

Harvey Cabaniss, owner of Verde & Co in London’s Spitalfieds, explains the importance of paying the right price for the food you eat. Continue reading

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School Of Life: A Day Of Good Design with Ilse Crawford

Highlights of The School of Life’s Day of Good Design, headed by Interior Design maestro Ilse Crawford, with guest speakers Gitta Geschwendtner and Richard Reynolds. Continue reading

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School of Life: Day Trip to London Zoo

A day trip to London Zoo and Camden Market with The School of Life, looking at the similarities between animal and human behaviour and discussion of Mark Earl’s ‘Herd’ theory. Continue reading

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London Beekeeping

A detailed insight into 3 very different approaches to beekeeping in London – including enthusiast Tom Moggach, Regents Park beekeeper Toby Mason and Jonathan Miller’s hives on the roof of Fortnum & Mason. Continue reading

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