Johanna Derry

Johanna Derry

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I write and edit, consult on content for brands, and run a true storytelling night

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The Amputee Rowers Who Conquered the Atlantic | VICE Sports

Last December, four guys with three legs between them set out in a rowing boat aiming to become the first all-amputee team to cross the Atlantic. We spoke to them about their incredible journey....

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I Let My Phone Take Me on a Bar Crawl

A London nightlife website recently launched a “concierge” messaging service that responds to texts at any hour with bar recommendations....

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This Supermarket Only Sells Food from Landfill

The Community Shop in West Norwood, London sources retail surplus food destined for landfill, and sells it to locals struggling on low incomes....

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Meet the Chef Who Democratized Fine Dining in London

Rowley Leigh, founder of legendary London restaurant Café Anglais, brought a new egalitarianism to the fine dining scene of 80s London....

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This Cheese Was Aged Down a 90-Metre Coal Mine

As Wales’ steelworks close, entrepreneurs are finding new uses for industrial structures—including Susan Fiander-Woodhouse, who matures cheese in a mineshaft....

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Wales’ First Distillery Wants to Take on the Scottish Whisky Dons

Ireland may have Jameson and Scotland its world-renowned Scotch, but Penderyn Distillery is making a name for Welsh whisky....

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This Is What the World’s Cleanest Martini Tastes Like

London bartender Joe Petch’s martini uses vodka from the volcanic springs of Iceland, specially imported ice, and just a few sprays of Lillet Blanc vermouth....

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Why Mutton Actually Tastes Better Than Lamb

Mutton isn’t the tough old meat we spurn in favour of juicy lamb—it’s meat with added flavour. That’s according to the Lake District’s Herdwick sheep farmers....

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Las granjas experimentales podrían remediar la escasez de comida urbana | VICE News | Spanish

Una pareja de emprendedores británicos han fundado Farmopolis, un proyecto de agricultura urbana sostenible que pretende acercar los espacios de cultivo de alimentos a las comunidades de vecinos que los consumen....