Day: September 24, 2014

I Want To Live In…Chiswick

The leafy suburb of Chiswick is the jewel of West London. Beautiful enough to attract the rich and famous, but far away from Central London enough not to cost the Earth. Chiswick High Road that slices the town in two has a certain continental feel to it, while the traditional ...

Elementary Dear Watson! #HeForShe

By Clare Macnaughton, author of A Modern Military Mother - Tales from the Domestic Frontline My 11 year old son is desperate to play the video game 'Grand Theft Auto'. Some of his mates, of the same age, are allowed to play it. I have strictly forbidden it, for various reasons, but ...

What a waste

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic  The food system is broken, NFESH President, Founder and CEO Enid Borden told me in a brief email exchange in response to my article on food waste. Highlighting the origins of food and the way in which our supermarket shelves are stocked I attempted to ...

Bolton gear up for a brief return to the big time

Sport News 24/7 By Rob Latham A clash between Chelsea and Bolton Wanderers was commonplace in the Premier League for over a decade, but in the seasons since Wanderers relegation, things have changed dramatically. The Blues have become European champions and favourites for this season’s title, while The Trotters have ...

I want to live in…Kennington

I want to live in…Kennington

Kennington is the place where people change tube lines, most commuters will know the name but very little about it, which is surprising as it is so close to central London - only two minutes to Waterloo on Northern Line. The housing stock is good, it is next to the Oval ...

I want to live in…Brixton

I want to live in…Brixton

Brixton really isn’t what it was, instead of a Rasta offering you drugs outside the tube station, you are more likely to find a cello player busking for money. Brixton is now a Clapham overspill, check out the patrons of the Dog Star on Friday night and you could easily be ...

Gin renaissance in East London

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic London isn’t the birthplace of gin, but it’s the closest thing it has to a home. For London Dry is responsible for finding gin a bedfellow in the shape of tonic, a mix that has become internationally renowned and is, in part, ...