Meet New Canaan's HamletHub Team



New Canaan HamletHub Editor, Rachel Lampen

Rachel Lampen moved from the UK to New Canaan in May 2013 and is embracing everything this beautiful town has to offer. Being British, Rachel is unable to function properly without her morning cup of tea and likes to walk everywhere. She and her faithful Dachshund "Louis" can be regularly spotted around New Canaan, frequenting the independent coffee shops. 

No stranger to writing or the hospitality industry, Rachel is Managing Director of her own PR & Marketing Company - RLPR Ltd.  She Co-Founded Treasure Hunt Tours & Events in 2018 and sits on the Board of Directors for New Canaan Chamber of Commerce. Passionate and enthusiastic about food, drink and life, Rachel can't wait to share New Canaan's positive news stories with you all! Follow Rachel on twitter: @NewCanaanHub and @only1rara

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Landscape Architect & Design, Sandra Visnapuu

Sandra has lived and traveled all over the world to study horticulture, along with garden and interior design and art. There is no substitute for having experienced and seen the real thing. A long standing member of the New York Botanical Garden, The English Speaking Union, The Irish Georgian Society, The Royal Oak Foundation, and The National Trust. These are organizations that promote and protect historic houses and gardens, and inspire designers from around the world. Currently residing in Weston, CT she is a dynamo contributor with a huge wealth of knowledge about plants, flowers and the environment. Follow Sandra on Twitter: @VisnapuuDesign 

Health & Happiness Coach, Dr. Leonaura Rhodes

Dr Leonaura Rhodes, MD, MS is a Corporate Wellbeing Consultant, Health and Happiness Coach and author. She has over 23 years experience as a UK trained physician, neurotherapist, strategic intervention trainer, public speaker and seminar leader. Dr. Rhodes is devoted to applying the best research-based techniques, helping people improve their health and become peak performers in all they do. Her book Beyond Soccer Mom was published in October 2014. Follow Leonaura on Twitter: @NeuroFBcoach

Lifestyle Guru & Super Stylist, Ed Lent

Ed spent decades as a visual design guru for dinnerware industry giants such as Noritake; lifetime brands like Pfaltzgraf Mikasa; Calvin Klein and a well-respected Vermont manufacturer, Simon Pearce. His work took him across the world. Working his way through Connecticut then onto Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago, LA and NYC and internationally to Germany, Brazil and Japan. 'Ed Says' is first columnist to join the New Canaan HamletHub - his style tips will range from food, style, fashion and beauty. Nothing is safe but everyone deserves to be 'ED-ited'. Follow Ed on Twitter: @EdwardsTable















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