Southsayer: Charlotte Duckworth, journalist and digital communications agency co-chief

What makes me unhappy? Tourists. I know we need them. It’s just they get in the way! Charlotte Duckworth has spent the last ten years …


Southsayer: Dom Thorpe, fitness instructor

I spend a great deal of time exercising in south London parks and the last thing you need is to put your hand in a …


Southsayer: Emy Gray, owner of Brixi in Brixton Market

My guilty south London pleasure? The dodgy bowling alley at Elephant & Castle… don’t ask me why. I just end up there sometimes! Art school …


Southsayer: Rachel de Thample, food writer, temporary restauranteur and grower of good things to eat

My earliest south London memory? Not wanting to come here Rachel de Thample is the food editor for Abel & Cole, writing their weekly veg …

Eating & Drinking

Southsayer: Tristan Scutt, promoter and owner of Little Nan’s bar, Deptford

What makes me unhappy? Nobody sells grenadine around here! Goldsmiths’ graduate Tristan Scutt lives and works in Deptford. Best-known these days as “Little Nan’s grandson” …


Southsayer: Jon Rundell, DJ and record label boss

Waterloo Bridge is a symbol when I’m travelling back from the north side of the river that I’m nearly home. Jon Rundell is an international DJ, …


Ich Bin: design duo Mini Moderns, aka Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire

Like most of our furniture and possessions, much of our work has either mid-century or retro influences.


Southsayer: Anna Braithwaite & Tanya Holt, cabaret duo

When was I happiest? Every single time I walk across Waterloo Bridge I feel elated. Anna Braithwaite and Tanya Holt are ShooShooBaby, a cabaret duo …


Southsayer: Richard Balfe, founder of Balfe’s Bikes

Nunhead-raised Richard Balfe, 31, owns south London’s well-loved Balfe’s Bikes – which has branches in Kennington, East Dulwich and Streatham. He grew up with his …

Design & Style

Southsayer style special: Sarah Hamilton, artist and designer

To celebrate Artists’ Open House this coming weekend (11-12 May 2013), part of the Dulwich Festival, we took a nose around the home and work …