London's smallest properties: The Slim House, Battersea

For Sale: This Battersea Property is One of London’s Narrowest Homes

The Slim House in Battersea, which measures just 7ft 7in wide, is one of London’s original ‘gap houses’ – and now it’s now up for sale

The right trainers are key to running a marathon

The Richmond Running Club that Helped Found the London Marathon

South west London has off-road running spots and running clubs in abundance, so it’s no surprise that plenty of SW runners are gearing up to take on the marathon. But did you know that one particular south Londoner actually founded the London Marathon?

Terrarium Workshops in London: Capital Gardens

Learn How to Make Your Own Terrariums

As Londoners go plant potty and terrariums trend on Instagram, it’s time to get a little green fingered at one of London’s new terrarium workshops

Instagram Star Sommer Pyne’s Super Cool Wandsworth Home

Instagram star and founder of kooky homeware brand House Curious, Sommer Pyne, takes The Resident on a tour of her home in Wandsworth

Everyone loves a story about animals

Meet the Wandsworth Dog Duo Everyone Loves

Meet Max and Hero, the sausage dog and a greedy Norfolk Terrier made into heroes in a children’s story by Wandsworth cousins Anna Walford and Alexandra Moore

Expert advice on how to discuss home care with elderly parents (photo courtesy of Home Instead Wandsworth)

Ad Feature 3 Expert Tips On Discussing Home Care with Elderly Parents

Tony O’Flaherty, Director of Home Instead Senior Care Wandsworth, Lambeth & Dulwich and Dementia Friends Champion, shares three tips for talking to your elderly parents about home care:

Ad Feature Eric Lanlard’s Top 5 Places to Eat Cake in Wandsworth

Master Pâtissier Eric Lanlard is a regular face on our television screens, appearing on the likes of The Great British Bake Off. Here, he shares his top 5 places to eat cake in Wandsworth….

Mark Owen interview: On Take That's new Wonderland tour and West End musical, The Band

Mark Owen on Take That’s New West End Musical, The Band

Mark Owen on Take That’s new West End show, The Band, the Wonderland tour and how one of the UK’s biggest boy bands is celebrating its 25th anniversary

Rachel Trevor-Morgan Millinery (photo copyright Rachel Trevor-Morgan)


With Ascot just around the corner and wedding season in full swing, The Resident rounds up four of the best London hat shops to top off your formal summer ensemble

Wandsworth Arts Fringe: Helen Cox, Kaleidoscopic


Wandsworth Arts Fringe, running 5-21 May 2017, is an annual arts extravaganza running across the borough. Here, Chad Greggor explains why it’s such a creative coup for the area

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