Wandering to Wandsworth this Bank Holiday?

Most people wouldn’t put Wandsworth at the top of their places-to-see-when-visiting-london-on-a-bank-holiday’list. Well, not unless they were visiting relatives or friends who happen to live there. As London destinations go it certainly isn’t the first borough that springs to mind for things to do. But it’s a vibrant place with a lot going on. So just in […]

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(South) Bank Holiday activities

Southwark has long been at the heart of London culture. Unlike some of the relatively recent outer borough’s – which began their relentless sprawl in the 17th & 18th centuries, Southwark is a part of the capital that’s been around a long time. Which means it’s seen every bank holiday there’s ever been – because Bank Holiday’s only […]

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Work Hard, Relax Harder!

Everyone looks forward to a bank holiday weekend – what’s not to love?! Three days to spend relaxing, re-cooperating, and catching up on the things we enjoy. Bank holidays are few and far between (well, perhaps not this month!), so it’s essential to make the most of them. With the mid May weather (supposedly) warming up and three […]

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Let’s All Head to the Shed

The Garden Shed. On the one hand it’s somewhere to keep stuff – the natural habitat of garden tools, machinery, summer furnishings, the Barbecue and maybe a bicycle or two – on the other it’s an almost spiritual space. A place for relaxation, contemplation and meditation. But when does a shed become a chalet? And is your outbuilding […]

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Gardening – Our Magnificent 7: Tips as Spring becomes Summer

It’s the pride and joy of many an English household summer. Some of us use them for a kick about, others a water fight. There are those who stretch for a spot of sun worship, and a good number who practice the weekend ritual of cooking sausages to within an inch of their lives on the barbecue. The garden […]

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