Carol Hebbs is born and bred Tottenham with a particular passion for its heritage. As a Haringey Heritage Champion, she runs local historical walks and also runs a vintage tea room in Bruce Castle Park. Rachel Ho caught up with Carol to find out more. Photo Supplied: Carol Hebbs, a Haringey Heritage Champion, on one of her walks Where did you grow up and what did your parents do? I grew up in Tottenham. My Mum went to Tottenham County Grammar School and became a secretary in
Hello to all the chocolate lovers! Meet Kate Burton who runs The Cocoa Den, a Totttenham based creative chocolate business. Not only that, but Kate also recently became a Pilates instructor, so if health and fitness is more your thing (or ALSO your thing) she's got you covered with her "Pilates with Extras" workshops. Read her interview with (chocolate lover) Rachel Ho to find out more! Photo supplied: Kate Burton, founder of The Cocoa Den Where did you grow up and what did y
In our busy and often stressful lives, what is more appealing than a massage? Here in Tottenham we have our own massage specialist, Leonie Campbell, who grew up in the area and has gone on to start her own business, Massage In Motion London. Leonie can often be found at Tottenham Green Market giving therapeutic treatment, as well as at her own therapy space. Rachel Ho caught up with Leonie to find out more. Photo Supplied: Leonie Campbell, founder of Massage in Motion London
Rachel Ho is co-founder and director of Craving Coffee and the founder and editor of this very blog, Women in Tottenham. Amy Bush met up with her to find out how it all started. Where are you from and what is your background? I’m from Adelaide in Australia. It’s one of the smaller cities in Australia, a population of maybe a million. I grew up there and stayed until my late 20’s and then my husband, Matt, and I went to live in Canada for a year. My Dad is English and my siste
Everyone has to eat, right? There's a growing number of food start up businesses in Tottenham and we caught up with six local ladies who are leading the way! 1. Sophie Tang : Tangy's Tasty Stuff Describe your business in a sentence: South East Asian fusion goodness. Your most recommended dish / product: Satay chicken burgers. Favourite place to eat in Tottenham: Tasties is a West Indian Bakery that does wicked jerk chicken nom! ________________________ 2. Sophie Harvey : Soff
Kate Allison, co-founder of LOVEN (along with her husband), started her business as a fun passion project, making pizza for friends and family. After few years of developing the idea and lots of hard work, it has grown to a popular local pizzeria and recently they've opened a second location - the community cafe, LOVEN Bakery. Rachel Ho had a chat with Kate, about how Loven began and her thoughts about being in Tottenham. Where did you grow up and what did your parents do? Ne
Nonia Jeroh is a born and bred Tottenham woman. Now a mother, she has laid down her roots here, starting two businesses; Pink Mushroom - accessories for mothers and babies, and the Crafty North Londoner, which provides a platform for local designers and makers to exhibit their work. Rachel Ho had a quick chat with this busy mum, to find out more. Photo supplied: Nonia Jeroh, founder of Pink Mushroom and Crafty North Londoner Where did you grow up and what did your parents do?
Jade Rathore is one busy women! A mother of a small child, the manager at a global company and recently starting a vegan Chinese food business called Phung Kay. Rachel Ho caught up with Jade to find out more about where she gets her work ethic from, her transition into veganism and how she manages to get everything done. Photo Supplied: Jade Rathore cooking vegan Chinese food for Phung Kay. Where did you grow up and what did your parents do? I was born and raised in Birmingha