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Little Black Book: The Matchmaker

Before I became a professional matchmaker, I loved setting up my friends and, for that matter, any singIe person I met,’ smiles Chiswick resident Kate Wray. ‘I’d go through my internal rolodex looking for matches.
People used to say that I should do it for a living; in fact, I was already planning just that!’ Kate is the founder of Little Black Book, winner at the UK Dating Awards 2017.

Gordon Lindsay: Lowdown on Lettings

‘From the landlord’s point of view, a shift in rental values only becomes relevant when a tenancy ends and the property is put back on the market,’ explains Gordon Lindsay.
‘The last 12-18 months have seen achievable rents come down significantly. It’s fair to say that some landlords have taken time to adjust to that change in the landscape.’ Gordon and his experienced team are the experts in the Chiswick lettings market.

Wyndham House: Easter Feast

With Easter on the horizon, another busy period is looming – and Easter at Wyndham House means the arrival of both new season lamb and Salt Marsh lamb. ‘Salt Marsh is special,’ says Rod. ‘We source it from Foulness Island in Essex; the sheep graze on the lush grass of the estuary strip, hence the name. You don’t taste the salt, but the meat has a wonderful, diferent favour.’ The other Easter favourite is Beef Wellington.

Top Hat Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary – Mike Moran

Mike Moran Mike Moran’s family business delivers high-quality laundry and dry cleaning services You could say that Mike Moran was born into the world of dry cleaning. He was just two when his parents, Mike Snr and Pat, opened the first Top Hat in Kingsley Road, Hounslow in 1967. Most appropriately, given this year marks […]

Carrie Reichardt: Home Is Where The Art Is

Carrie Reichardt, internationally renowned mosaic artist and co-author of Mad in Chiswick, lives in her own unique public artwork. You certainly can’t miss it… I’d be surprised if there’s a more gloriously distinctive property in Chiswick. Friends always fondly refer to it as the ‘crazy mosaic place’ – and that pretty much says it all.

St Michael and All Angels: We Need To Talk About Kevin

Father Kevin Morris This year Father Kevin Morris is celebrating 21 years of dedicated service at St Michael and All Angels, Bedford Park This Christmas Day it won’t necessarily come as a surprise to the congregation of St Michael and All Angels in Bedford Park to see their vicar taking the lead role in a […]

Fuller’s Brewery Shop: Chiswick’s Best-Kept Secret?

Fuller’s Brewery Shop Fuller’s Brewery Shop is a treasure trove of excellent ales, vintage brews, stylish merchandise and exclusive seasonal gifts I was browsing for birthday gifts in Fuller’s Brewery Shop when a dozen or so excited American ale aficionados arrived, fresh from the tasting session in the Hock Cellar that always completes the popular […]

James Matthews: The Home Front

James Matthews Rightmove ranks Whitman & Co as W4’s leading estate agent. James Matthews reveals the secrets of success Talking to James Matthews, co-owner of Whitman & Co, it struck me just how Chiswick has changed. When James started at Tyser Greenwood (in itself, a name from the past) in 1987, it was one of […]

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