How a once-derelict patch of ground, is helping to galvanise a community in one corner of South London.
An ordinary looking grassy field, at the foot of Gipsy Hill in South London, turns out to be anything but…
The best way to approach London, according to Jonathan Raban at least, is from the north. You should drive down via Archway to take in the fabled Dick Whittington hillside view of the city and descend deeper within, until you reach the river Thames, where London’s full glory will hit you.
My own arrival was rather prosaic by comparison: a dull coach journey up the M4 from Bristol, which ended up amid the traffic at Hyde Park Corner