South London

Shared City

Explore Nigerian London with Shared City tour

Posted on July 14, 2017

Read about my experience of one of the tours organised by Shared City – Little Lagos. Find out where to shop in London and what to buy to eat like a Nigerian, get Nigerian beauty products, fabrics and more.

Brixton walks

Brixton walks: riding school, street art and green spaces

Posted on April 28, 2017

Find out where in Brixton, you can relax on hammocks, stroke the ponies and see typical South London landscape in this interview with my colleague Abs. She lives in Waterloo, works in Brixton and loves walking in London. In the interview she shares about gems of Brixton to be found on foot, her favourite places in the City and tells you why it’s worth signing up with a dentist in Guy’s and St. Thomas’ hospital 😉

Vauxhall to Waterloo: Factories, modern art and creative spirit

Posted on April 21, 2017

This walk along rail arches leading from Vauxhall to Waterloo station is less intense than most of my walks, yet it provides a good insight into industrial history and contemporary culture of the area.

Old Paradise Yard

Discover the creative hidden gem of South London

Posted on March 24, 2017

Old Paradise Yard is an entrepreneurial hub hidden in back streets of Waterloo. It’s an example of inspiring modern architecture and creative use of space in South London. Find out about its presence and past as well as what its residents think of the place and where else they recommend to go in the area.

Mosaics in the rail tunnel on Carlisle Road

Southbank Mosaics: In the footsteps of William Blake

Posted on March 17, 2017

In today’s post David Tootill, director and founder of Southbank Mosaics, social enterprise that works with young people in trouble with the law, shares about the walk in the footsteps of William Blake, English poet, painter, and printmaker, who lived in Lambeth. Southbank Mosaics has turned some of his works into mosaics that you can see in South London.

one of the sketches from the Shadow Street

Deborah Mason: Courtenay Street’s very own artist in residence

Posted on March 10, 2017

Are you wonder what artist in residence on Courtenay Street may be doing? Read the interview with Deborah Mason, artist living on Courtenay Street, who engaged with local community to get to know it better and produced some art works specifically about the street.

Welcome to Walk & Talk. I’m Joanna and I love strolling in London. Here, I share with you about the best walks in different parts of the capital. Happy walking!

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