Bath salts by Gavin Freeborn
January 30, 2015, No comments

“Most people who come here buy prayer candles, and I’ve been told that they do work”, says Jenny, proprietor of one of Brixton Market’s most fascinating shops. “I have had [...]

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Review: Wahaca: Simply a mediocre Mexican joint

January 30, 2015, No comments

When Wahaca opened in 2007 in Chandos Place, Covent Garden, I was thrilled. Finally Mexican food was available as something more than gluttonous fajit ...

Rukiyah coaching a group of wheelchair basketball players (Photo: Brixton Ballers)

My life as a Brixton Baller

January 29, 2015, No comments

It has been nearly 70 years since Sir Ludwig Guttman invented wheelchair basketball. Today the sport, which took the 2012 Olympic Games by storm, is p ...

Girish Patel scammed Oyster card customers at his newsagents, Krishen News, in New Park Road, Brixton. Pic: Google Streetview

Newsagent ordered to repay £24,000 stolen from Brixton Oyster card users

January 22, 2015, 4 Comments

A Brixton newsagent who stole thousands of pounds from his customers as they topped up their Oyster cards has been ordered to repay £24,000 to Trans ...

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    Brixton Pub Review – Elm Park Tavern
    January 9, 2015, 1 Comment

    The Space Having undergone a revamp in recent years, the Elm Park Tavern is now a sturdy SW2 local. It’s homely and welcoming, with books lining the walls and windows [...]

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    Brixton Recipe: Supermalt Caramels
    December 19, 2014, No comments

    I like to make homemade gifts at this time of year for those occasions when you are invited to  visit people’s homes or families unexpectedly and don’t want to simply [...]