Listen to a Londoner. This is a weekly post where people who live (or have lived for a while) in London answer a few questions about the Big Smoke. If you fit the bill and want to be interviewed, give me a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org. Always looking for new volunteers!
Lee is a guitar teacher from Streatham.
Lee is the plays in the Stayaways.
Lee likes cheesy beans and chips but NOT cheesy chips and beans.
Lee wears a size eleven shoe.
LLO: How long have you lived in London?
LT: Nearly two years.
LLO: Where are you (or your family) from originally if not London?
LT: Swanage, Dorset. (It’s just outside Bournemouth.)
LLO: Best thing about London?
LT: The anonymity…
LLO: Worst thing about London?
LT: The lack of a beach…. Can’t surf the Thames!
LLO: North, south, east or west?
LT: Sarrf.. (South West preferably)
LLO: Best shop?
LT: Fopp maybe. I DID dig Borders. The Hummingbird Bakery? Candy Cakes in Seven Dials?
LLO: 2012 Olympics – stay or go?
LT: Go! (It’s going to be a bit shit.)
LLO: How do you spend your time on the tube?
LT: Reading. If it wasn’t for the tube I’d never have the time.
LLO: Most random thing you’ve seen in London.
LT: Have you see that silver-faced busker who holds a guitar with no strings and hums the tune on a kazoo? He can’t even play the bloody kazoo, but always draws a crowd… THAT is wierd…
LLO: Best local band?
LT: (Shameless plug) The Stayaways. myspace.com/stayaways
LLO: Favourite book, song or film about London?
LT: Portobello Road from Bedknobs and Broomsticks.
LLO: Favourite market?
LT: Portobello Road and not just for the song out of Bedknobs….
LLO: If you were to dress up as one of the tube station names for a costume party, which would you be?
LT: Prince Regent (DLR). I look good in tights and a powdered wig.
LLO: Boris is……
LT: …..the best thing to happen to London.
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