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If you believe that good food is a key part of good health then meet gardener and chef, Mikhail Braunhofer, who runs the coffee and hot meal spot, Pop Coffee, by the Whittington Hospital. Interview by Nicola Baird It’s clear that Mikhail Braunhofer, who is just finishing his second winter running Pop…
Everyone has a story. Gillespie Park, tucked behind Arsenal tube, is a tranquil oasis that make it hard to believe you are in the borough with the least green space in the UK (except the City of London). And now on summer Sundays the Islington Ecology Centre also boasts a…
Everyone has a story. The combination of Egyptian heritage and Italian childhood has made Eglal Gomaa passionate about food. But it’s Italian food she loves the most, which is why she’s set up Girasole offering a taste of Italy on Seven Sisters Road near Finsbury Park. Interview by Nicola Baird…
Matthew Sherwood: fisherman Everyone has a story. Goldfish may look beautiful in ornamental ponds. But in a wildlife reserve they are surprisingly deadly predators – leading to big drops in dragonfly, water boatmen, water snail and frog numbers. Step forward Matthew Sherwood, the man with the painstaking task of fishing Gillespie Park’s pond…