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Victoria Purcell | Author

Victoria has worked for Archant for almost 10 years, working predominantly on Living South Resident and The Guide Resident magazines for south east London, before taking on the mantle of Digital Editor. Her favourite part of London? Anywhere along the Thames, especially Greenwich.

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Jan20

THE RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER TAKING INSTAGRAM BY STORM

A 4am alarm clock for sunrise; hanging out 3,000ft above Hong Kong from a helicopter; sitting 80 storeys above Dubai watching the sun set, shooting the stars… It’s all in a days work for Richmond photographer Jacob Riglin, who is taking the world by storm on Instagram

Jan20

WINTER ICE CREAM? YEP, IT’S A THING

Four Winters, the liquid nitro ice cream specialist, has given it’s menu a winter overhaul with hygge flavours like Stroopwafel and Peanut Butter Pretzel. Sure, it’s freezing outside, but the sun’s shining so…

Jan20

8 APRÈS SKI POP-UP BARS IN LONDON

The trouble with après-ski is that it usually requires a trip to the Alps. And a day of arduous skiing beforehand. Well, not anymore. London’s good-time virtuosos have introduced après-ski to the capital – check out these cool Alpine-inspired pop-ups

Jan19

15 GREAT THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

Great things to do in London this weekend, from the London International Mime Festival to Adventures in Moominland and the Winter Lights Festival in Canary Wharf

Jan18

PEDLER BRINGS APRÈS-SKI TO PECKHAM

No plans to hit the slopes this winter? Then let the Alps come to you – Pedler restaurant in Peckham goes Alpine for two weeks in January. It’s après-ski without all the legwork…

Jan17

SQUIRREL LAUNCHES BREAKFAST DJ TO BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES

All-day fast casual dining concept Squirrel in South Kensington launches ‘Tree-J Mornings’, where a resident DJ will blast music from the treetops between 7am and 9am to pep up your rush hour commute

Jan17

FITNESS TIPS FROM MATT ROBERTS, ONE OF LONDON’S TOP PERSONAL TRAINERS

Matt Roberts, one of the UK’s leading personal trainer and a best-selling fitness author, has honed the famous physiques of Tom Ford, John Galliano, The Saturdays, Mel C and more. Here, he tells us how the fitness industry has changed since launching his first eponymous one-to-one training club 20 years ago

Jan16

THE BROMLEY ECO HOME THAT DOESN’T COMPROMISE ON LUXURY

Nina Fisher, owner of this 3,700 sq ft eco house in Bromley, tells The Resident why an environmentally friendly home doesn’t have to compromising on luxury and comfort

Jan13

WHY LADYWELL IS THE PLACE TO BE

PLACE/Ladywell is the UK’s first pop-up village, with temporary homes, a cool café, a thriving indoor market and workspace for entrepreneurs and charities. Take a tour of this cool new community hangout

Jan12

5 HEALTHY PIT STOPS FOR FRAZZLED CITY WORKERS

5 healthy pit stops in the City, Shoreditch & Islington for those looking to detox, reinvigorate or just boost their vitamin intake, from juice bars to superfood soups and even a cheeky fro-yo hangout

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