My West London Life

Domenique Fragale

May
31

We chat to actress and producer, Domenique Fragale, about her role in HBO's new show, The Nevers

Do you live or work in west London?

I lived in Chiswick whilst I filmed the first part of The Nevers, which was filmed mainly in west London. I also attended Drama School in Chiswick, at Arts Ed London.

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

I love how green it can be! The parks are a welcome part… Read more →

Poppy Jamie

April
27

Kate-Lois Elliott caught up with Poppy Jamie, founder of the award-winning Happy Not Perfect app, and debut author!

Do you live or work in west London?

I live in west London

What’s your favourite thing about the area?

Well at this time of year, I love the blossom trees. Nothing makes me feel happier than walking down the beautiful streets of west London with all the blossom trees flowering.

Describe your perfect day and

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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 →