Life & Style

Book Launch; Gifts from the Garden by Debora Robertson

Book Launch; Gifts from the Garden by Debora Robertson

  Martha Stewart move over, it’s publication day for Stoke Newington resident, writer Debora Robertson’s book  Gifts from the Garden and a talk and demonstration by Debora will be held at Stoke Newington Book Shop this evening (Thursday 20 September). Brimming with ideas from the pretty to the practical, ‘Gifts from the Garden’ contains more […]

See Hackneys architecture up close this weekend

See Hackneys architecture up close this weekend

It’s a chance to discover great architecture over the weekend of 22 and 23 September, as buildings in Hackney throw open their doors to the public for a glimpse of their design excellence. As part of the Capital’s largest architectural festival, Open House London, residents are invited to visit the properties free of charge and […]

Missing Cat from Stoke Newington: Have you seen Wolfie?

Missing Cat from Stoke Newington: Have you seen Wolfie?

He’s an adult strip tabby cat named Wolverine but mostly and always will answer to Wolfie. Friendly and adorable he’s a bit of a fixture around Edwards Lane and can sometimes be seen along Church Street near the library. The humans he lives with on Edwards Lane, Rebecca and Tom, miss him terribly and are […]

Free dog training agility micro-chipping and neutering Woof

Free dog training agility micro-chipping and neutering Woof

    Round up your hounds and get them ready for some free events in the borough, courtesy of Dogs Trust. Teach your dogs some new tricks (even the errant ones) get them micro-chipped, but don’t mention the word  ‘neuter’ around them.  It s ‘tutor’. ——————————————————————————————- “Dogs Trust is offering FREE Dog Training & Agility […]

Here comes the bride of culture

Here comes the bride of culture

Planning your wedding is never easy. Planing your wedding in the UK especially if you are of an ethnic heritage such as African or Caribbean, and want to include cultural attributes in to your wedding can be frustrating, if you don’t have the right avenues.  Lets face it, your average wedding planner wouldn’t know where […]

London Fashion Week: King of knitwear Mark Fast of Dalston

London Fashion Week: King of knitwear Mark Fast of Dalston

    The fashion designer whose studio is based in Hackney, wowed them again at  London Fashion Week, when he showed his summer 2012 collection a week ago. Fast,  a Canadian who graduated from Central St. Martins, is known for his exciting and innovative use of yarns of  wool, linen, silk and cotton in his […]

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