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Craig and Shaun McAnuff
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5 June, 2018, No comments

James Perrett ventures southwards to discover literary riches in Balham A rising Zimbabwean author will make her first public appearance in the UK at Balham Literary Festival this month. Panashe […]

Death in Dulwich, Homicide in Herne Hill – watch out Peckham and Streatham

26 April, 2018, Comments Off on Death in Dulwich, Homicide in Herne Hill – watch out Peckham and Streatham

James Perrett talks Agatha Christie, Elizabethan bear-baiters and murder most foul in our neighbouring leafy suburb of Dulwich, with author of  ...

Young reader on Beanstalk programme

Charity seeks volunteers to help Brixton pupils with reading

6 March, 2018, Comments Off on Charity seeks volunteers to help Brixton pupils with reading

Volunteers in Brixton have been helping primary school children become more confident readers in a support programme by Beanstalk. The literacy charit ...

GabriellaThomas

Paws for thought – Brixton nurse writes children’s book

11 December, 2017, Comments Off on Paws for thought – Brixton nurse writes children’s book

Gabriella Thomas, a Brixton resident and clinical psychiatric nurse specialist working with children and families, has published her first children’ ...

  • Butchers, Bakers, Curry Goat Makers: Belly Full review
    4 November, 2017, Comments Off on Butchers, Bakers, Curry Goat Makers: Belly Full review

    One of our favourite reads over the summer and autumn has been Riaz Phillips’ Belly Full, a colourful, stylish exploration of UK Caribbean food culture and the people behind our […]

  • The Big Easy: Japaneasy review
    4 November, 2017, Comments Off on The Big Easy: Japaneasy review

    Nanban’s Tim Anderson says anyone can turn Japanese After winning Masterchef and popping up left right and centre all over London, Tim Anderson is now firmly bedded in Brixton at […]

  • Broxkwell Lido
    Lido set to star in film and novel
    15 October, 2017, Comments Off on Lido set to star in film and novel

      Brockwell Lido is set to feature in a major film based on a novel by former Brixton resident Libby Page. The novel, The Lido, her first, is due to […]

  • George Lewkowicz
    Podcast novel sees Brixton become a place of pilgrimage
    1 October, 2017, Comments Off on Podcast novel sees Brixton become a place of pilgrimage

    George Lewkowicz (aka Super­bard) – no stranger to our pages with stories about his Edinburgh Fringe shows – has made it to home turf with a podcast novel, The White […]

  • Book cover of Usain Bolt's biography: Legend
    Book giveaway: new biography celebrates Bolt
    4 September, 2017, Comments Off on Book giveaway: new biography celebrates Bolt

    Usain Bolt, the fastest man on the planet, last month called time on a sprint career that has seen him win eight Olympic gold medals including the 100m and 200m […]