Lifestyle

Little Green Duckie

Exploring fermented foods - here's what you need to know Being married to a dietitian means I am lucky enough to get exposed to a lot of the new evidence-based...

Roger Love

Motivation is overrated. When I first say this to a new client, I can see a flicker in their eyes that means they think I have lost the plot. But once I add...

Lockdown gardening tips

Five gardening tips from Project Green Thumb If you are one of the very lucky people to be blessed with a garden during this 'stay at home' period then I hope ...

Michele Scarr

When was the last time you felt 100%? Ten energy boosting tricks from Michele Scarr Modern life leaves us overwhelmed, exhausted and with little time or energy...

Sean Gubbins

Layers of Hackney Hackney, like all London, is layered with history: physically, where once open land has been covered by iterations of building; different com...

Roger Love

Switching gears... Until a month ago, my big personal fitness goal for 2020 was to do a 100km walk in the autumn - my third ultra-walk - and do it in less than...

Talk Changes

Talk Changes: Why your mental health is important We all know the term ‘mental health’, but what does this really mean? Our mental health includes our psycholo...

Blind Fred

Sean Gubbins introduces us to Blind Fred If you know the centre of Hackney, you will appreciate it boasts a medieval church tower, a Tudor mansion and a late e...

How to shop with less plastic

Little Green Duckie on shopping with less - packaging and plastic, that is! I became frustrated with the amount of packaging my food came in, especially packag...

About reusable water bottles

Little Green Duckie on reducing plastic, saving money and time with a reusable water bottle Here in the UK we are very lucky to have safe, clean drinking water ...

The 80/20 Rule

Diana Warrings shares an easy way to change your eating habits for the better - and for good - with The 80/20 Rule Eating healthy is counted as one of the top ...

Healthy holiday eating

Local personal trainer Roger Love talks to Matt Lovell, a Hackney-based nutritionist, about how to eat healthily over the Christmas season and still enjoy yours...

London Markets

We've discovered the ultimate guide to London’s street markets I was recently approached by Andrew Kershman of Metro Publications, who asked if I’d be interes...

The three pillars of fitness

Personal trainer Roger Love offers you some practical advice to get your autumn fitness regime started As the shorts and swimwear days of summer become distant...

Hackney Wick FC

Music and football come together for Hackney Wick FC's United Against Knife Crime Charity Match A lot has happened with Hackney Wick FC, aka The Wickers, sinc...

Skin & Sanctuary

Skin & Sanctuary: Victoria Park's Beauty Queens Live beautifully. For those living and working in the vicinity of Victoria Park this has never been easier ...
Springfield Youth Club 2018 Awards

The Magpie Project

The Magpie Project:  local mums and grand-mums helping mothers of the 2,000 homeless under fives in Newham The Magpie Project: local mums and grand-mums helpin...

Meet Hannah Gourlay

TellTails' Hannah Gourlay takes on The Dragons' Den Back in October, Dragons' Den viewers sat gasping as entrepreneur and artist Hannah Gourlay delivered an ex...
Zoe Evans teaches Zumba in London's East End

Feel like dancing?

Roger Love, a local personal trainer, talks to Zumba teacher Zoe Evans Who are you & what do you do? I teach Zumba with Zoe. I’m a classically trained dan...