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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Jan27

27 of the Best Luxury At-Home Valentines Meal Kits

Dining in is the new dining out, but that doesn’t have to mean an evening spent grafting away in the kitchen. Instead, enlist the culinary skills of some of London’s top chefs to boost the romance this Valentine’s Day with a top-quality cook-at-home meal kit 

Jan26

Win a Two-Night Stay at The Eastbury Hotel in Dorset

Get a head start on the 2021 staycation crowd by winning a two-night stay at The Eastbury Hotel in Dorset

Jan26

7 Healthy Meal Delivery Companies that Make Dieting Easy

Dieting can be tough, with seemingly endless calorie counting, tiny portions and Sundays spent batch-making soup… But there is another way! For three square meals a day, plus snacks, while effortlessly watching your weight, take a look at these brilliant options

Jan25

How a Pandemic Pivot Gave Sellier Knightsbridge a Boost in the Pre-Loved Market

Could 2021 be pre-loved fashion’s time to shine? The pandemic has had a devastating impact on many industries, but it could be the catalyst the fashion industry needs to change for the better. One luxury consignment store in London is ahead of the game…

Jan22

Homeschooling Tips from Parent Influencers & Education Experts

As Lockdown 3 drags on, The Resident consults some of London’s most prominent parent-influencers on how to keep on top of homeschooling while keeping the peace… 

Jan21

25 Great Things to Do at Home During Lockdown

Stuck at home with nowhere to go? Let the good times come to you via the magic of the internet…

Jan20

Where to See Snowdrops in London

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to bloom towards the end of winter, meaning spring is on the way! Where can you see them in the urban jungle that is London? The Resident has a few ideas… 

Jan19

Haggis at Home: London’s Best Burns Night Deliveries

There’ll be no ceilidh dancing this year, alas, but you can still honour Scottish poet Robbie Burns with haggis, neeps, tatties and whisky galore with these clever at-home Burns Night kits from London restaurants

Jan18

3 Places to Bag a Pre-Loved Hermès in London

Tracking down an Hermès Birkin or Kelly bag can be tricky, but with pre-loved fashion coming to the fore, it’s getting easier. The Resident picks out three of London’s leaders in second-hand designer handbags… 

Jan18

Charlie Mackesy, Samaritans & Network Rail Urge us to Phone a Friend on ‘Brew Monday’

Beat Blue Monday with a brew, urge the Samaritans