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Ode to South - South London in songs over the years

Ode to South - South London in songs over the years

As you may have noticed, it's pretty much our mission to help you guys feel inspired about living in South London. The list below is no exception, five songs that take South as their muse - beautiful, bittersweet and with more to them that you might have thought... 

A Brief History of The Lewisham Borough

A Brief History of The Lewisham Borough

Ever wondered who the first people to settle in Lewisham were? Or why Ladywell is called Ladywell? Look no further. We've gone on a brief but intense look back in time to unveil some of the earliest facts about Lewisham and how the borough came into existence...

16 Ideas for Mother's Day in South London

16 Ideas for Mother's Day in South London

The time of year is here to show the Mothers just how much they mean to us. So whether you're keeping things traditional with...

A Brief History of the Catford Broadway Theatre

A Brief History of the Catford Broadway Theatre

With the gradual, yet steady closing-down of local cinemas and theatres that has been happening in Britain for decades, we thought it a good idea to use our platform to pay homage to one of the oldest theatres in South London that has survived this unfortunate decline in entertainment venues, and continues to showcase cutting edge theatre and events to this day....

13 Of The Best Breakfasts South Of The River

13 Of The Best Breakfasts South Of The River

Gone are the days of just pouring some milk over cereal and being done with it. Eating out for breakfast is in vogue, and we think it’s about time you try some of the options out there. Breakfast can mean anything from a Full English, waffles, a smoothie or even just a cup of coffee. We aren’t here to tell you what you should order, but we are here to let you in on the secrets of a top breakfast in South London. Whether you fancy changing up your usual breakfast routine, want a pick me up before work or you’ve got a hangover, South London has some brilliant spots to break the fast in style.

7 Sushi Hotspots In South London

7 Sushi Hotspots In South London

It’s commonplace now for Sushi to be served in meal deal packets, which means it’s easy to forget what authentic, fresh sushi can taste like. We think it’s miles better and so we’ve rounded up our favourite 7 independents that serve amazing Japanese cuisine across South London. For all South London diners who can’t get enough of bite-sized flavours of the Far East, you’ll know just what sushi-sceptics are missing out on. This is your chance to gather up your friends and show them what South London has to offer. Or maybe you’re here to look at the satisfying photos of perfectly rolled sushi, which is fine too.

12 Steps To A Well Decorated South London Home

12 Steps To A Well Decorated South London Home

When you were first handed the keys to your home you had visions of a perfectly executed interior design that wouldn't look out of place in a showroom. Instead, you've managed to accumulate random pieces of furniture and decorations that somehow make up the patchwork of where you now live and you think it is time for a change. Maybe you want a full-scale renovation and need the full works, or maybe you want to change up the colour scheme with fresh carpet and blinds. Or perhaps you just want a new piece to add charm and sophistication to your indoor vista. Whatever you want or whatever your style, you don't have to trek to IKEA to look at the same old items and get insanely stressed in the process. South London's independent shops are here to help you create the home of your dreams.

The Pet Owner's Guide To South London

The Pet Owner's Guide To South London

Whilst we wouldn’t change them for the world, taking on a pet can be a big responsibility. Juggling caring for a pet around work, family and a social life can be tough, especially when you’re living in the city. Luckily, we’re here to make treating your cherished companions like royalty easy! Pet shops, dog walkers, groomers and Vets are spread all over South London, it’s just about finding the right ones. Luckily, we’ve done the hard work for you and have over 10 independent businesses here worth checking out.

Round The World In 7 Catford Meals

Round The World In 7 Catford Meals

The past decades have seen an influx of other cuisines into British life and no matter whether you are a die-hard Brit who loves some pie and mash or a seasoned traveller, its hard to deny these cuisines offer something special. It may surprise you that Catford could be your new go-to when you fancy a 'world trip' of sorts. Without the stressful airport parking and hotel transfers. Be prepared to enjoy the flavours of the Mediterranean, Italian delicacies and dishes of the Americas and the flavours of the Far East. Or maybe you still aren't convinced and just want a sandwich and a coffee. Well that's fine too. Catford has something to offer for all tastes. 

13 Best Places For A Haircut In Lewisham Borough

13 Best Places For A Haircut In Lewisham Borough

Let it be known that haircuts are very important. Though their importance varies from person to person, there is little question that haircuts are always important. They're a key way in which we as individuals define ourselves and play an incredibly important role in how we are visually received by others. Really, a haircut should be what you like, what you want - not what every one else has, but it's difficult to argue against the power of wanting to look like your peers. For some people, the role of a haircut is quite complex - it's there to help you stand out, but not massively. It's a rather peculiar but essential balance. Anyway, having a hairdresser or barber that you trust and know is, by proxy, vitally important. You are a beautiful portrait that needs touching up now and then, and if you're happy with how it looked previously, you're not going to have some other artist touch your portrait are you? No, so if you're in need of a new artist in Lewisham Borough to trust your hair (portrait) with, then we've got you covered with our list of the 13 best places for a haircut in Lewisham Borough. We split it up into unisex, female, and male to make sure you don't go somewhere that can't help you.