Born in the Hampshire countryside Julia Bright has lived in southwest London for 40 years. As a feature writer for national broadsheets and magazines, she’s covered subjects ranging from banking and business to music, theatre, art, travel and dining. Broadcasting regularly on Riverside Radio, initially hosting her own classical music programme, she now reports on local news issues and interviews south London celebrities “and the unsung heroes”. She loves cycling and hates lorries. Her garden is 9’6” wide.