What’s it like being London’s only female river bus captain?

At just 25, Joy McGlinchey is also one of the youngest, working her way up through the ranks for the last six years

23 Nov 2016

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Q&A: Tart, Clapham Common

Most of us dream of opening our own cafe. But just how hard is it? Adam Harrison, half of SW4’s hottest new all-day hangout, gives us the lowdown

05 Mar 2015

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Ich Bin: James Burt, filmmaker

‘By stepping outside of your own head and seeing life from the top down, you realise that we’re all just bodies walking around and standing in rooms’

19 Dec 2014

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Ich Bin: John Constable, playwright

‘Lighten up! Do not attach! Cultivate shining emptiness…’

19 Dec 2014

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Southsayer: Rowland Byass, landscape architect

‘As someone else said, no one really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy’

13 Sep 2014

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Southsayer: Helen Evans, director of business development, New Covent Garden Market

Helen Evans works at New Covent Garden Market, Nine Elms, so every day is filled with “flowers, fruit & veg”. Helen grew up in central London, bought her first flat in Brockwell Park, then married and moved north of the river. “I came to south London 17 years ago and it

05 Jan 2014

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Southsayer: Ellie Stewart, part of the fundraising team at King’s College Hospital

Ellie Stewart works for the King’s College Hospital fundraising team as a Digital Communications Coordinator. She grew up in Wimbledon Park, moved to Kent at the age of 11, and studied English and Philosophy at the University of Leeds. When not working for King’s, Ellie likes to explore new places

03 Jan 2014

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Southsayer: Ann-Marie Mularky aka Marrizles

Ann-Marie – known to most people as Marrizles – can usually be found either “shopping for bargains or partying hard with my Deptford Army crew” in my One Girl’s Quest To Rave. She lives and plays in Deptford, and works in a nursing office. A former photographer, in her spare time she’s

15 Oct 2013

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Southsayer: Toby Maclean, structural engineer and owner of Camberwell bar/restaurant, Cool Cat’s Cafe

Everyone should have a Friday night at Giuseppe’s off Borough High Street at least once Toby Maclean is a 42-year-old “resolute Londoner”: born in Wandsworth, he later moved to Brixton for ten years and is now settled in Camberwell (in the rather marvellously redesigned flat above the Cool Cat’s Cafe

01 Oct 2013

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Southsayer: Jerry Gardiner, volunteer for St. Mungo’s Putting Down Roots project

What is the most important lesson life has taught me? To survive. Jerry Gardiner works for the Putting Down Roots project run by the homeless charity St Mungo’s. The project trains St Mungo’s clients in gardening skills and they gain practical experience by volunteering to tend green spaces all over

16 Sep 2013

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