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SABINE DURRANT JOINS KATE ADIE AT THE CLAPHAM BOOK FESTIVAL

Balhamite and bestselling thriller writer Sabine Durrant is set to appear at the Clapham Book Festival, headlined by Kate Adie, on Saturday 6 May. The Resident quizzes Sabine on her latest best-selling novel, Lie With Me…

Journalist Tim Walker has released his second novel, Smoke Over Malibu

JOURNALIST TIM WALKER ON HIS GRITTY NEW LA-INSPIRED CRIME NOVEL

Journalist Tim Walker on how working in LA inspired his new crime novel, Smoke Over Malibu, but he’s happy to be home in Kensal Rise…

Interview with Vicky Featherstone, artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre

VICKY FEATHERSTONE: POLITICAL TURMOIL IS GOOD FOR THEATRE

It’s been four years since Vicky Featherstone took over programming at The Royal Court Theatre in Chelsea. Here, the Artistic Director of one of London’s most loved theatres, tells us why political turmoil can be good for writers

Meet the entrepreneurs breathign new life into Southwark's Old Union Yard Arches

THE ENTREPRENEURS BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO OLD UNION YARD ARCHES

For too long the South Bank has reigned supreme in SE1. Now, thanks to the regeneration of Flat Iron Square and the Old Union Yard Arches, it’s time for even more of Southwark to shine…

Emma Willis: The female entrepreneurs changing the traditional face of Mayfair

THE FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS CHANGING THE FACE OF MAYFAIR

The balance of power is shifting in Mayfair, and men are no longer the dominant sex. The Resident pays tribute to the area’s influential women…

Oxford V Cambridge Boat Race 2017 Instagram pictures (photo: Ivan Smuk/Shutterstock)

THE 2017 BOAT RACE IN 15 COOL INSTAGRAM PICTURES

The Oxford Cambridge Boat Race 2017 in Instagram pictures

Blogger Mummy in the City on Family Life in South West London

Mummy in the City blogger Tine Farstard on family life in London and what to do with the kids during the school holidays

Louise Candlish on the trials and tribulations of pancake day

LOUISE CANDLISH: THE PANCAKE DAY STRUGGLE IS REAL

Novelist and SW Resident columnist Louise Candlish flips out about Pancake Day – 13 years of motherhood, and those delicious spheres of batter continue to elude her…

Wild Things flower shop, Mayfair

WILD THINGS, MAYFAIR, CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS

Louise Bermingham knows flowers. With her Mayfair florist, Wild Things, celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Resident asks how she keeps everything so rosy…

The cultural evolution of Nine Elms: Battersea Power Station is set to be developed into a vibrant London community

BATTERSEA BECOMES LONDON’S NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL HOTSPOT

Battersea is set to become the beating heart of a new community of Londoners, they say. Architect Rafael Viñoly’s masterplan was approved by Wandsworth Council and the Mayor of London in 2010, with the 42-acre lot designed for homes, shops, cafés and offices as well as over 19 acres of public space.

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