My West London Life

Rachel Tackley, Creative Director of Riverside Studios

November
30

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 →

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

November
10

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

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

October
27

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

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

October
2

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

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 →

Jennifer McNabb, Founder of M&J Ethical Luxury

September
18

West London Living interviews Jennifer McNabb, west London aficionado and founder of M&J Ethical Luxury

Do you live in West London?

My home has been in Little Venice, Maida Vale for nearly twenty years, until last year, when needing a bit more space, I relocated my young family and studio to the shores of Strangford Lough in the Northern Irish countryside, where my family roots are. While I was initially splitting… Read more →

Sam Smith, Founder of Pot Gang

August
17

Sam Smith is intent on building "the biggest group of reformed plant killers in the world"

Do you live in west London?

Yeah, born and bred! I grew up around the Askew Road/Ravenscourt Park area and went to school in Hammersmith. All my family are still in W12 too.

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

The mix of people. In terms of class, race, culture, there’s lots of diversity.… Read more →