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Editor-in-Chief:

Olivia Allwood-Mollon

Olivia previously worked as a freelance lifestyle, travel and beauty writer. Cutting her teeth as Beauty Assistant at Harper’s Bazaar and then Acting Beauty Assistant at Red, as West London Living‘s previous Beauty Correspondent … Read more →

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Playhouse Theatre

Review - 1984

By Alexandra Bell 1 Sep 2016 Lights flash, creating a strobe effect on stage; buzzers blare cacophonously, the protagonist freezes Read more →
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Catherine Salway and Andrea Waters

What was the inspiration behind the launch of Redemption Bar?

It’s brilliant that so many people are choosing to lead healthier lifestyles, not just for themselves but for the planet. The younger generation are becoming more conscious, turning away from … Read more →

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Laure Patry

You have worked in the wine industry from a young age; did you always know you wanted to work as a sommelier?

I always knew I wanted to work in a restaurant from a young age as I really enjoyed … Read more →

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Caroline Hall

What do you look for in food?

Fabulous ingredients (seasonal and local when possible), well balanced flavours and not over-worked.

How did you start Rocket Food, and how did it develop? Did you have to make any tough decisions?

We … Read more →

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Jeany Cronk

What inspired you to up sticks and move to the French countryside to start your wine brand, Mirabeau en Provence?

That’s simple- Stephen and I were madly passionate about Provence Rosé and we were big time Francophiles. So when the … Read more →

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Editors’ Mother’s Day picks 2018

Olivia’s top picks:

Virgin Active Collection Club Membership—from £159/month

With its brand-spanking new makeover, new range of classes and trendy NYC loft-style studios, membership at the Virgin Classic Kensington is the dream gift for Mummy Cool, or Mummy Fit, … Read more →

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'Utterly moreish, we both agreed we could eat it for starter, main and dessert'

Ukai

Open Sunday-Thursday midday–midnight, Friday-Saturday midday-1am

The blurb

Ukai has been part of the Notting Hill food scene for a decade, serving ‘fresh and exciting contemporary Japanese cuisine in an irresistible setting’. It’s not simply simply another sushi bar, though; the … Read more →

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Kelty Caston

How did you get started in in the Christmas tree business, and what did you do before it?

I was a bit of an adventurer—I was a ski instructor and then I had a holiday company and took people to … Read more →

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Zheng

Open Mon and Wed–Fri midday–2.30pm and 6pm–11.30pm; Tue 6pm–11.30pm; Sat midday–11.30pm and Sun midday–10pm

The blurb

Malaysian: the original fusion cuisine, it’s food that reflects that multiethnic diversity of the Malaysian population and general culture. This also means it’s not … Read more →

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