Category archives: Books & Literature

London Auctions: New Faces – Ben and Sandra

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London Auctions: New Faces – Ben and Sandra
Ben and Sandra Ben Francis and Sandra Saxinger have recently joined the enthusiastic team at London Auctions ‘When I joined Sotheby’s, it was my first time in an auction house and I didn’t understand what was going on. But I loved the buzz, the fact that it was all so...

London Auctions: Bidding for success

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London Auctions: Bidding for success
Sameer Mahomed Under new owner Sameer Mahomed’s visionary leadership, London Auctions is striking out in an exciting new direction Sameer Mahomed, the owner of London Auctions, is a man with a seriously impressive curriculum vitae. Having trained as a chartered accountant in his native South Africa (he came to the...

Emery Walker’s House: West London’s Time Capsule

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Emery Walker’s House: West London’s Time Capsule
The Arts and Crafts interiors of Emery Walker’s House are open to the public after 18 months of extensive restoration work. Step over the threshold and you enter a period gem... ‘I visited 7 Hammersmith Terrace yesterday and was enchanted with the house. There is no other (William) Morris interior...

Foster Books: A chapter in Chiswick’s rich history

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Foster Books: A chapter in Chiswick’s rich history
Stephen Foster Stephen Foster runs Foster Books, which you’ll find in the oldest shop on Chiswick High Road. Stephen will be writing regular pieces for Chiswick Locals magazine on local history, books, prints and photographs. Here he explains what makes his shop so special. Foster Books has been a familiar...