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Gala Gordon and Isabella Macpherson, co-founders of Platform Presents

Kate-Lois Elliott interviews Gala Gordon and Isabella Macpherson, co-founders of Platform Presents, the theatre, film and TV production company providing a platform to rising stars

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Do you live or work in west London?

IM: Living and working in Notting Hill during Lockdown! GG: Both!

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

IM: The pubs, restaurants shops, cafes and markets (Portobello) – I miss them. GG: I love how vibrant the area is. Portobello Road is often a cacophony… Read more →

Polo & Tweed CEO Lucy Challenger

Are you as obsessed with Bridgerton as we are? We asked royal and etiquette expert Lucy Challenger to divulge her favourite regency rules

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that Netflix’s smash hit series Bridgerton, a sumptuous and steamy saga set in Regency England, has kept many of us going through lockdown mark 3. Whilst the actors who brought this confection to the screen had to undertake endless etiquette lessons to perfect… Read more →

Rachel Tackley, Creative Director of Riverside Studios

Kate-Lois Elliott interviews Rachel Tackley, Creative Director of Riverside Studios

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Do you work in West London?

Yes, I am the new Creative Director of Riverside Studios in Hammersmith.

Do you have any favourite haunts in the area?

Well, I have to say Riverside Studios don’t I, but also happens to be true! I love watching the world go by along the Thames Path from our cafe, people running,… Read more →

Alexander Flint Mitchell, founder of revolutionary matchmaking app, Blind Cupid

West London Living interviews Alexander Flint Mitchell, founder of Blind Cupid - the matchmaking app with an 80% success rate!

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Do you live or work in west London?

Yes, I live and work in Kensington.

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

Where do I begin? Kensington is the best area in the best city in the world. The architecture, the fashion, the style, the people. Everything. Few places in London retain a community feel,… Read more →

Emma Richardson, Founder of Miss Richardson’s Dogs

West London Living interviews Emma Richardson, founder of Miss Richardson's Dogs

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Do you work in West London?

Yes, Miss Richardson’s Dogs works across London, but mainly west and north.

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

The green spaces and the neighbourhood feel. I love being outside; I’m quite outdoorsy (which definitely helps with my job) but I also love… Read more →

Dr Michael Mosley, Creator of The Fast 800 Intermittent Fasting Plan

Dr Michael Mosley, creator of The Fast 800 intermittent fasting plan, gives his tips and advice on resetting health after lockdown.

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Do you live in west London?

We used to live in Fulham, west London – but we left for Buckinghamshire in 1999, as my wife, Clare (also a doctor), and I thought we should go somewhere with decent grammar schools. Initially, I missed London, but now we love being out of town — and the friends we have made… Read more →