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Chains of Sand Author, Jemma Wayne

JEMMA WAYNE ON HER NEW CONFLICT INSPIRED NOVEL

North London author Jemma Wayne talks social politics, her new conflict-inspired book and her father Jeff Wayne’s ever present influence. She tells The Resident why she has taken a ‘show all angles’ approach wit her new novel, Chains of Sand…

Matt Barbet

CHANNEL 5’S MATT BARBET ON FITNESS, STYLE & THE CITY

Matt Barbet, host of The Saturday Show and 5 News Tonight, on the importance of a sharp suit, marathon training, preparing for the Tour of Britain and why London is the greatest city in the world

Oasis, photographed by Jill Furmanovsky

PHOTOGRAPHER JILL FURMANOVSKY ON PUNK HISTORY

Internationally renowned music photographer Jill Furmanovsky has photographed the likes of The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, The Clash and Led Zeppelin. With London celebrating 40 years of Punk this year, Furmanovsky considers the history of the punk

The New Designers exhibition in action last year

SIX DESIGNERS TO WATCH AT THE NEW DESIGNERS SHOW

The New Designers 2016 show at Islington’s Business Design Centre showcases the latest talented new designers to hit the scene. The Resident picks out six new designers from the show to watch in 2016 and beyond…

Colour dominates in this playful Islington apartment

AVOCADO SWEETS’ COLOURFUL ISLINGTON HOME

Design duo Susie and Evros Agathou of Avocado Sweets have injected a concoction of colour, quirkiness and cutting-edge technology into their Islington home. The Resident takes a tourof their colourful home…

A Skegness native, Chef Director, Ben Tish caught the London bug as a teenager

THE SALT YARD’S BEN TISH ON WHY SPANISH IS BEST

The Salt Yard Group’s Chef Director Ben Tish talks guest chefs, culinary genius in London and his new book, Grill Smoke BBQ which is based on the concept of barbecuing everything the traditional Spanish way, using wood and charcoal

Piacha source their tea leaves from all over the globe

5 OF ISLINGTON’S BEST SUMMER TEA HOUSES

These distinctive North London tea houses offer colourful interiors and carefully sourced seasonal teas for those looking to skip the bar and experience traditional, exotic and experimental teas

The Cally Festival returns for 2016

CALLY FESTIVAL RETURNS TO ISLINGTON THIS JUNE

The Cally Festival returns to Caledonian Road in Islington for an annual celebration of local arts, community and the area’s diverse heritage. This year’s festivities will encourage local residents to get active and embrace their inner artist

The signature Duck & Waffle dish

DUCK & WAFFLE’S HEAD CHEF ON CREATIVITY WITH FOOD

Duck & Waffle’s Executive Chef Daniel Doherty lets nothing but his creative inclination drive his food offerings, with spring and summer influences dominating the the new food and cocktail menus. So is it worth the six week wait?

Luxury love heart chocolates from Paul a. Young

CAMDEN PASSAGE’S PAUL A YOUNG CHOCOLATIERS TURNS 10

Having turned 10 this month, Paul A Young tells The Resident why this Islington luxury chocolate spot remains special, what has contributed to its massive success and reminisces about humble beginnings

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