Scuseme What Interviews

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Low-carbon living in Cambridge There seem to be few good news stories about the environment nowadays.  The media highlight daily some new crisis that leaves us feeling powerless and overwhelmed.  So it was refreshing to meet Alana Sinclair who, through her charity Cambridge Carbon Footprint that has, since 2005, been inspiring hundreds of Cambridge residents […]

Cambridge Cookery: classes, café and community

Community cafe, bistro & so much more Tucked behind Hills Road Sports Centre is Cambridge Cookery (once the Cambridge Cookery School). It has been operating successfully for over 10 years, running cooking classes and events for business as well as the domestic market.  In 2015 it opened as a community café and bistro and rapidly […]

Doppleganger Burger – New vegan restaurant opens in Cambridge

Veganuary on the rise Meat free Veganuary is growing in popularity.  The health benefits are a tonic for post-Christmas guilt, and the environmental impacts from land hungry and carbon intensive livestock farming are another incentive.  I’ve taken on the challenge this year.  Many Cambridge eateries include a vegan option on their menus.  Indeed, in May […]

The cave of culinary delights

A perfect place for food lovers On the corner of Mill Road and Tenison Road sits Culinaris.  This intimate little deli is the first UK venture for a small Hungarian business, whose only other outlets are in Budapest.  Since opening in December 2015 it has become an important local fixture under the guiding hand of […]

It’s a cow’s life – Red Poll roam free in Cambridge

Continuing the scuseme what interviews with interesting people around Cambridge. The Red Poll cattle come onto the Commons in Cambridge on the 1st April. I meet with Angelika von Heimendahl to find out how they got there. Cattle on the Common The landscape of Cambridge is defined by its college spires, medieval cobbled streets and […]

Unusual and unnecessary items on Mill Road

Mill Road is, without exception, the most diverse and cosmopolitan road in Cambridge with its lion’s share of eclectic independent shops and restaurants.  Many stand out, but one that I think takes center stage is Fantasia; it’s a vibrant pop-up boutique that lights up Mill Road with an eye wateringly beautiful display of colour, fabrics […]