My West London Life

Charlotte Goodhew

March
15

We caught up with Charlotte Goodhew, founder of Zigzag Nude: the new contemporary art agency working with Mind UK to sell life-drawn sketches of the Queen!

Do you live or work in west London?

I’ve been living in west London for 3 years now. I used to rent around the corner from where I am currently and loved it so much that I bought here after previous stints in Fulham and Battersea. There’s so much going on and the transport links are amazing – my commute… Read more →

Philip Hanson

February
22

We caught up with Philip Hanson, the 21 year old sports-car racing prodigy

Do you live or work in west London?

I live in Chelsea.

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

I love how local everything feels, restaurants and cafes are all within short walking distances. A Saturday market in the Duke of York Square helps establish a relaxed environment in a city that can be so chaotic.… Read more →

Markus Thesleff

February
16

We chatted to Markus Thesleff about opening his new restaurant, Los Mochis, in the middle of a pandemic

Do you live or work in west London?

I live and work in Notting Hill.

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

I view it as a continually evolving cosmopolitan village, blending local residents and businesses in a great neighborhood environment. Normally the area attracts many tourists, especially… Read more →

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

February
2

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

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

January
27

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

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

January
7

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

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 →