Journal

Cooking credentials … Tom Hill’s love of cooking began as a child in the kitchen with his mother. As a professional chef, Tom has worked with a number of leading figures in the restaurant industry – he has managed kitchens for Mitch Tonks and Mark Hix, and worked with Ed Wilson of Terroir (now chef-proprietor of Brawn). He met his business partners, Clare Lattin (and Rory McCoy), whilst working together at Hix Oyster and Chophouse. Today, the pair own two  restaurants: Ducksoup in London’s...
Foraging for foliage is a noble Christmas tradition, and one that London florists Worm (otherwise known as Terri Chandler and Katie Smyth) are perfectly suited to. “We are not very neat humans,” admits Katie. “There is no point in us even trying to be neat.” “Our approach is very playful,” agrees Terri. “We don’t create manicured posies – our aesthetic is much more natural and flowing.” Words Nell Card | Photography Ola O Smit Worm specialises in delivering flowers and hand-selected...
This month, you’ll be able to find Bert & May in Bloomsbury, central London. The new store is on the corner of Lamb’s Conduit Street and Rugby Street, nestled between the monochrome skincare brand, Aesop, and the technicolor homeware store, Pentreath and Hall. Photography Kim Lightbody | Words Nell Card The temporary shop – which will be open until Christmas – stocks the full Bert & May homeware range with a focus on fabrics, soft furnishings, ceramics and reupholstered vintage furniture....