My West London Life

Graphic Designer and NHS Fundraiser Rebekah di Palma


West London Living interviews Rebekah di Palma about designing for purpose and supporting the NHS during Covid-19

Do you live in west London?

No, I live in Hersham but my dad was born and grew up in Ealing. We have lots of friends and family in west London so we are always backwards and forwards enjoying the area.

What do you love about the area?

Probably the diversity of colours of the signage, bridges, shops and architecture… Read more →

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Christabel Blackburn


This year's Sky Portrait Artist of the year Christabel Blackburn spills the beans about painting Nile Rogers' portrait and what she loves about west London...

Do you live in west London?

Yes, I live near Barnes in South West London.

What is your favourite thing about the area?

I love how relatively quiet and leafy it is. Both my family and my husband’s family live in Dorset so it’s great for getting out at the weekend. It’s also so easy for me… Read more →

Personal Trainer and Love Island Contestant Anton Danyluk


Love Island's Anton Danyluk , founder of Anton Fitness talks about body image, feeling good and the importance of getting moving...

What drew you to the health and fitness world?

I was bullied as a kid for being overweight until I found the gym and it completely changed my life. I started working out, eating right and I never looked back. I qualified to become a personal trainer and I’m still doing that today, at my own gym ‘The Ranch’… Read more →

Nia Elin


Nia Elin, founder of Yūgenial, fills us in on the incredible properties of CBD, combining a scientific and holistic approach to wellbeing, and some things to look out for when choosing CBD products...

Do you live in West London?

Yes I live in Fulham

What’s your favourite thing about the area? Any favourite haunts?

I love that it’s a little more removed from the chaos of Central and East London, with an abundance of greenery, dogs, cafes and riverside views. Some of my ridiculously millennial… Read more →

Ewan Grant


We catch up with Ewan Grant, COO of Notting Hill Academy of Music and find out what sets the organisation apart from other music course institutions...

How long has NHAM been going and where did the idea come from?

NHAM is now in its fourth year; we took our first intake in January 2016 and we started a 6-month non-validated course. From December 2016 we began an academic cycle from September to June. The academy was set up to fill a void in music education;… Read more →

Dominic Paul


Dominic Paul on what it's like setting up your own cosmetics brand with your adopted mother...

What do you love about west London?

I love how west London feels like you live in a small community even though you’re close to the hustle and bustle of London. I also love how relaxed and chilled everyone is.

What piqued your interest in makeup and cosmetics? Where did it all begin?

As a young child, I was… Read more →