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Interview - George Marsh

Keep Hush spends an afternoon with budding tailor & designer George Marsh

The otherwise soft-spoken George has a mischievous twinkle in his eye and a charming bashfulness that you might not expect in someone who, at… 1,250 more words


2-8 March 1915: How the war affected local business

The work of the Central (Unemployed) Committee has been mentioned before, as has the effect on the war on local businesses.  The letter books of the Committee stop at the end of March 1915 – meaning that, although the Town Clerk may have continued to chart the detrimental impact on the area, we hold no records which directly note the figures. 298 more words

Home Front

Get outta London

This from my local Facebook neighbourhood board: ‘Lovely 1 bedroom furnished Victorian conversion 1st floor flat in Sydenham – £960pcm’. Yes, me too, I mean, WTF? 940 more words

Our migration stories: Highview School

The Guardian newspaper has recently put out a call for migrants to send in stories of their experiences of immigration. 

The call says: “There is much written – and discussed – in the UK about immigration and with an election this year the issue will be in even sharper focus. 1,066 more words


Say hello to Sambrook's Brewery at the London Brewers' Market

We are welcoming back Sambrook’s Brewery for our Easter Market on the 28th of March! Sambrook’s Brewery has been brewing since 2008, when Duncan Sambrook left his job as an accountant to start brewing Sambrook’s now-classic Wandle. 36 more words

London Brewers' Market

Rise of the Rich: London's Poverty Problem

In 2013, Dave Hill from the Guardian wrote an article describing the “geography of poverty” across London and how as the rich got richer, the poorest become poorer and poorer. 990 more words


Review - Calcotada Event - Rosita and the Sherry - Battersea, London

Recently I went to Rosita and the Sherry for one of their traditionally Spanish Calcotada evenings. A calcot is a cross between a leek and a spring onion. 335 more words