Behind the stalls: A day in the life of Primrose Hill Market.

Last orders in The Queen’s has long gone, the early morning runners are yet to brave the Primrose Hill summit, and the school’s weekday residents are all tucked up in bed – it’s time for the weekend to take hold at St Paul’s primary school… Morning! Bleary-eyed and still getting used to the steadiness of dry land, it’s 4.30 a.m. and resident fishmonger Mick from … Continue reading Behind the stalls: A day in the life of Primrose Hill Market.

Afloat On The Hill

As an inhabitant of Cumberland Basin, overhearing visitors on St Marks Bridge discussing my lifestyle is a daily occurrence. Whilst a few do have to be convinced that, yes, people do live on the boats, the comments I hear most frequently are “Wow! Look at that big Chinese boat!”, “What a beautiful place to live” and “But I bet it gets cold in winter…”. For me, … Continue reading Afloat On The Hill

In Conversation with Roz Davies – Owner of Sew Much Fun

Q. What is your earliest memory of Primrose Hill? A. As a student living in Camberwell in 1979 I was invited on a date at Odette’s and was impressed by both the restaurant and the area. Q. Where is your favourite place in Primrose Hill? A. Besides my shop? The park. We are so lucky to have such a great amenity right on our doorstep. … Continue reading In Conversation with Roz Davies – Owner of Sew Much Fun

My Primrose Hill with Fergus McLaverty

My Primrose Hill is regular Q&A feature of the magazine where we ask residents and those who work in Primrose Hill about the neighbourhood. Sixteen-year-old Fergus McLaverty lives in Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill. A Sixth Form student at the City of London School, by St Paul’s he plans to study history at university and keep his future career options very much open … My earliest … Continue reading My Primrose Hill with Fergus McLaverty

My Primrose Hill: Wafa Abou El Hassan

Wafa Abou El Hassan is Manager of Shepherds Foods since 1999, in conversation with Phil Cowan. My earliest memory of Primrose Hill is I was struck by what a lovely place it was, full of friendly people and with a literary atmosphere and great shops. The best thing about Primrose Hill is The real sense of community which is created by the locals who are … Continue reading My Primrose Hill: Wafa Abou El Hassan