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Can a cafe promote happiness?

These are strange times, where the wider the potential is for our global networks, the more isolated and lonely we feel, especially in big cities. Never before has there been some much discourse and discussion about the pursuit of happiness and how we can improve or mental and physical wellbeing ...

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Cody Dock: A Community on the Lea

Hidden on the docklands of a Canning Town industrial estate is a an evolving and growing artist and community space called Cody Dock. Artist in residence Stephan Shiell takes us a guided tour of the area with it's boat cafe, compost machine, hydroponic plant beds, pocket park.. ...

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Save the Date Cafe: Egalitarian Eatery

After watching a video online about The Real Junk Food Project, Ruth decided she needed to take action, her partner James, a chef and caterer, joined her on this mission and together they have become part of a growing network tackling the disturbing quantities of restaurant and supermarket ...

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Pop Brixton

We missed Pop Brixton's grand Phase 1 opening last week as the idea of another container 'Box Park' venture wasn't particularly appealing, but after having heard Carl Turner from Carl Turner Architects who build the project talk at a recent discussion ...

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All for the love of Jam

Jam tasting and animated talk with French but London based 'Confiturier' Pierre-Louis Phelipot, who left his corporate job to concoct imaginatively flavoured artisanal preserves for this boutique company The London Jam Factory. Who knew jam could induce such passion! Useful Stuff The London ...

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Connecting creative communities: Ryan Bukstein from Atelier Ace

"..the connection to the local community and to the artists and the creators and the entrepreneurs, in these communities, that is what the work is, that is what we do and what we're interested in and the hotels become a very unique platform.." The Ace hotel group ...

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Cultivater: Alistair Skitt (Hatch)

Founder and manager of multi-use space Hatch, Alistair Skitt transformed a dilapidated print factory into a co-working space. Although only open since May, Hatch is becoming somewhat of a hub for the more craft-based maker style small businesses that make up a large proportion of the new entrepreneur ...

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(S)potted: Toast – New indie food magazine

This new magazine celebrating all things food but not just referencing London's new restaurants and hot chefs but delving deeper into the details, the people, the stories and the big ideas. Founded by food writer and journalist  Miranda York and  fundraiser Sarah Chamberlain, the two are using the magazine as ...

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The Food Assembly: Shopping local

An initiative started in France 3 years ago, The Food Assembly has fast been spreading across Europe at the speed of organic rocket, with London's first branch growing out of Hackney Wick in July. Now with 7 assemblies in East London alone it seems that ...

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(S)potted: Seeds & Sounds at Dig this Art Garden Centre

Just (S)potted today, a plant nursery-health food shop-second hand record store Dig this Art. What a combination! A family run business started in 2008, Dig this Nursery has been spreading its seeds across around South London with their first garden centre in ...

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