North West London

Marc Abraham on the return of PupAid

MARC ABRAHAM ON THE RETURN OF PUPAID

Make a date in the diary for Saturday 5 September: PupAid returns to Primrose Hill. As well as featuring celebrities and their gorgeous pups, there’s a serious message behind the event – and one that really drives PupAid founder, Marc Abraham, on Sitting outside Opso in Marylebone ahead of my interview with Marc Abraham, I […]

THOMASINA MIERS ON THE FORK TO FORK FESTIVAL

Friends Thomasina Miers, MasterChef winner and co-founder of Wahaca, and Laura Harper-Hinton, co-founder and creative director of Caravan all-day restaurants, have come together to launch the first Fork to Fork Food Festival, taking place on Saturday 13 June at ARK Franklin Primary Academy in Kensal Rise, with the aim to raise funds in support of […]

Interview with interior designer Celia Sawyer

INTERVIEW WITH INTERIOR DESIGNER CELIA SAWYER

Celia Sawyer is the founder of exclusive interior design company Celia Sawyer Luxury Interiors, which boasts a portfolio across the globe, as well as being a TV presenter. Here she takes us into her new project in North West London, which is available for a cool £29.5m Was there a general brief for Avenue Road […]

BEN FOGLE ON HIS SCHOOL DAYS IN HAMPSTEAD & DORSET

TV presenter, writer and adventurer Ben Fogle reveals how Bryanston School inspired a passion that he never knew he had

7 of the best North West London pubs

7 OF THE BEST NORTH WEST LONDON PUBS

Want to drink and eat well in North West London? Mark Dredge, award-winning writer and beer consultant for Pilsner Urquell, picks out some of the best pubs with a NW postcode

Christmas with Melrose and Morgan

CHRISTMAS WITH MELROSE AND MORGAN GROCERY & KITCHEN

Melrose and Morgan grocery shop and kitchen is celebrating a decade in business in 2014 and the co-founders have published a new book that will inspire and make the likes of Christmas not so stressful Who hasn’t faced up to cooking Christmas dinner with more than a degree of trepidation? Thankfully, the likes of Ian […]

DAVID MITCHELL ON TECHNOLOGY, GLOBAL WARMING AND BEING PM

Comedian, actor and writer David Mitchell reflects on the overwhelming power of technology, global warming and the fate of our planet, and why he would hate to be Prime Minister for the day Technology is changing the way we interact. It’s sort of bizarre, the way it makes people both more communicative but even less […]

Eric Lanlard on the impact of The Great British Bake Off

ERIC LANLARD ON THE IMPACT OF THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

It’s wonderful that TV shows like The Great British Bake Off have reinvigorated people’s passion for baking, but to reach the level of professional pâtissier takes hard work and training, writes Eric Lanlard I can still remember the time when book publishers and magazine editors would tell me that ‘baking and cake-making’ was not of […]

PupAid returns to Primrose Hill

PUP AID RETURNS TO PRIMROSE HILL

Pup Aid, the popular fun dog show that aims to raise awareness about puppy farming, returns to Primrose Hill on 6 September Pup Aid – Europe’s biggest event of its kind helping to end the cruel practice of puppy farming – will once again be held in Primrose Hill on 6 September. Puppy farming is […]

Indhu Rubasingham believes theatre is thriving in London, but sustaining it means that drama must not become a forgotten subject in our schools and beyond

INDHU RUBASINGHAM ON WHY THE ARTS CAN’T BE FORGOTTEN IN SCHOOLS

Indhu Rubasingham believes theatre is thriving in London, but sustaining it means that drama must not become a forgotten subject in our schools and beyond If I’d had to pay tuition fees at university, I’m pretty certain that my parents would not have been jumping for joy at my proposal to study drama. I now […]