Hampstead

Notes From a Housesit: Introducing Otto

Roberta Verdant | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Otto's a quintessential Shar Pei (a rare Chinese breed of dogs, highly intelligent and intuitive. They were traditionally used as guard dogs.) His enormous face is not un-hippo-like. It seems altogether too large for his body. Otto rarely barks.

Extraordinary CCTV Footage Shows The Moment Moped Gang Rips £60,000 Watch From Man's Wrist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

These incredible CCTV images show the moment a gang of robbers on mopeds pulled a £60,000 watch straight off a man's wrist - in an attack so terrifyi...

London Live TV Confirms All Our Delusions

Paul Blanchard | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Blanchard

London Live is great - if you watch telly. And these days most of us... don't. If I'm representative of Mr Average Londoner, when I get home all I want to watch is escapist catch-ups of the blockbuster shows I'm continually missing. I swear one day there will be so much TV I need to catch up on that I'll never have time to see a current show.

Tories 'Aren't Racist Because Many Have Foreign Wives'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A local Conservative activist, famous for his crepe stand on Hampstead High Street, has made a series of bizarre comments to his local newspaper, clai...

A home of One's Own

Helen Chandler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Chandler

Property prices are ultimately going to kill London. I've got nothing against bankers, lawyers and management consultants per se, but a city populated entirely by these professions wouldn't be able to lay any claim to being the greatest in the world. What makes London so intoxicating and fascinating is the mixture

A Response to a Response: Feminism

Imogen Beecroft | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Beecroft

I am still lucky enough not to have the same experiences that many women do: I have not been raped, or abused, or rejected from a job in case I do decide to go and reproduce one day (shock horror). But I do see, on a daily basis, a shocking amount of misogyny.

Heidi Locher: Designs on the Future

Jason Holmes | Posted 25.01.2013 | Home
Jason Holmes

This is the house that Heidi built. We're sitting in Lavender House on Gayton Road, Heidi Locher's London home, set far back from the road behind a high gate, a temple to Modernism hidden between the Victorian walls of her Hampstead neighbours.

Subtle And Effective - The Affordable Art Fair Hampstead 2012

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 01.01.2013 | Home
Lorenzo Belenguer

Subtle. And effective. The Affordable Art Fair Hampstead 2012 is a treat to one's eyes. Beautifully curated.

Beauty and Wellbeing: Top to Toe

Ariadna Bakhmatova | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ariadna Bakhmatova

I simply love and swear by all things holistic health & wellbeing. Things like energy healing sessions, Ayurvedic full body massages and holistic facials are my must-dos to keep me going.

Tick-Tocked off by the Biological Clock

Charli Morgan | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK
Charli Morgan

If I was on benefits, I'd have a bowl bulging with fruits from my loins and a free nest, for my troubles. Likewise, if I was a double-barrled posho, I'd have Jaspers and Hermiones coming out of every orifice, before you could say "sun-blushed tomato." We middling types pay their taxes and remain sprogless.