A-Z index

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This page is updated regularly to include links with everyone who has been interviewed. To date more than 190+ people who live or work in Islington have shared their stories. Thank you to all those who have let me interview them, or who have suggested people to be interviewed on Islington Faces Blog.

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islingtonfaces2013_coverNote – all the interviews are free to read on this blog. You can also read the first 30 interviews in an e-book, Islington Faces 2013, available here.

Anyone on the A-Z list marked with a * , **, *** , ^, ^^ or ^^^ by their name is not yet included in an e-publication.

 

 

MEET THE STARS OF ISLINGTON FACES BLOG

*A Abu Kalbin: newspaper seller (10/10/13)

***Faisal Ahmed Mian, Wu Shi Taiji Quan & Qi Gong Association senior instructor (8/9/14)

^Alfonso Araujo, Greenhouse Dreamer (29/4/15)

^Mark Aston, Islington Museum & Local History Centre Manager (24/9/14)

^^Jackie Badger: saw the Beatles play Finsbury Park (28/10/15)

Nicola Baird: your interviewer – guest interview by Sarah Graham (4/2/13)

*Peter Ball, auctioneer (3/7/13)

Alan Banks, milkman/spaceship driver (19/10/12)

Charles Baron, born 1920 in Islington & still visiting the borough (18/11/15)

^^Csaba Miklos Beck, postman (15/7/15)

Tony Bedwell, Highbury Barn pub manager (19/2/14)

Zannthie Bennett, King’s Cross dynamo  (21/03/13)

*Jez & Melli Bond from the Park Theatre see Hazel, Park Theatre dog (30/12/13)

*Zrinka Bralo, tough spirit (15/5/13)

*Miles Brown, garage boss (30/10/13)

^Peter Buckoke, beekeeper (10/6/15)

Suleyman Bulbul,  shopkeeper (4/9/12)

Diane Burridge, local activist (7/3/13)

*Martin Burton, circus founder (29/04/13)

*Tim Bushe, architect and hedge cutter (23/5/13)

^^Tara Button, buy me once campaigner (9/9/15)

***Kate Calvert, Archway community star (30/7/14)

^James Cambridge, photographer 0f Islington past and present (25/3/15)

^^Perdita & Honor Cargill, authors of Waiting for Callback (23/2/16)

**Alex Carter, puppets at Little Angel Theatre (5/2/14)

*Clara Macedo Cabral, cultural explorer (10/7/13)

^Barry Causton, events manager (5/11/14)

^Ade Clarke, landlord at the Lamb Beer & Liquor (13/5/15)

*Stephen Coles, vicar of St Thomas’ (31/7/13)

^Anna Colquhoun, culinary anthropologist (17/9/14)

^^Jeremy Corbyn, a tribute to the brilliant Islington North MP (2/9/15)

**Tricia Cottle, Islington Music shop owner (28/5/14)

**Roberta Cremoncini, Estorick director (14/5/14)

^^GUEST POST Laurie Cunningham: football from Market Road to Real Madrid (6/1/16)

*Christopher Curtis, Highbury Corner history man (30/1/14)

^^Caroline Dent, Death Cafe co-ordinator (15/10/15)

**Ulises Diaz, Flamenco heart in Archway (5/3/14)

Simon Dolin, hair salon owner (17/4/13)

*Barry Edwards, Islington’s Mayor 2013-14 (2/10/13)

^Nabila El Ahmadi, multi-tasking mum (27/5/15)

Yehia El-Nemer, Oasis cafe (27/9/12)

^^Olav Ernstzen, chair of Healthwatch Islington (30/9/15)

^Chris Evans, social entrepreneur at Blighty (18/3/15)

***Paulo Fino, web designer (20/8/14)

^^Ivy Allan Freeman, Islington memories from 1933 (22/7/15)

Freightliners Farm, country life in the city (31/10/12)

^^Vickie Farquharson, trainee manager at Gorilla Perfumery (11/11/15)

^Cass Farrell, Small Restorations boss (8/10/14)

Tina de Freitas, ice cream van lady (17/7/13)

^^Richard Frostick, Islington Music Centre maestro (23/9/15)

^Andy Gardner, historian (14/1/15)

^^Oonagh Gay, inspiring London walks (27/1/16)

^^David Gibson, Islington Society (21/10/15)

^^ SPONSORED: Brendan Gill, car sharing and bike sharing fan (5/8/15)

^Ed Gillespie, Futerra co-founder (2/12/14)

*Chris Godfrey, butcher (18/12/13)

^Simon Goode, architect (16/2/15)

^Valerie Goode, ethical fashion at Kitty Ferreira (1/7/15)

David Goodman, tapas chef (20/12/12)

Molly Gorell-Barnes, teaching assistant & Mollypop cards (6/8/14)

***Georgina Gray, Bikram Highbury & Islington owner (2/7/14)

^^^Richard Greening, Islington Mayor 2015-16 (30/3/16)

*Roy Griffiths, carpenter/artist  (15/8/13)

^Jonas Grimas, film director (5/1/15)

**Hugh Grover, estate agent (2/4/14)

Sai Gulam Bi, grandmother (28/7/12)

*Dominic Haddock, opera producer (7/1/14)

*Anna Harvey, N1 Centre administrator (6/11/13)

^John Harvey, J&J Motors (11/3/15)

*Steve Hatt, fishmonger (18/9/13)

Sharon Hayes, animal nurse (11/9/12)

***Michael Hayle, house detective (3/9/14)

*Hazel, park theatre dog (30/12.13)

**Sybille Hazward, fitness trainer (12/2/14)

^Chloe Holmes, Elizabeth House Centre Director (8/4/15)

*Katherine Horsham, community mobiliser (22/1/14)

***Lizzie Hunt, islington giving week (7/5/14)

^Islington Park Street: community living under threat (8/6/15) (guest post)

^^^Simon Izod, cycle tour leader (2/3/16)

JK, from Accra to Archway (18/1/13)

^^Hez Jamil, historical reenactor (29/7/15)

*Sue Jandy, volunteer (11/6/13)

^^Nick Jobbings, illustrator (17/5/15)

^^Nicolette Jones, plimsolls for #plimsollday (13/1/16)

***Hannah Kalmanowitz, Stuart Low Trust manager (27/8/14)

^^^Duramaney Kamara, actor in Boy (4/4/16)

^^Mark Kebble, editor Angel magazine (16/12/15)

^^Garry Kennard, artist, writer and mountaineer (16/9/15)

*Cemal Kilnic, shopkeeper (7/8/13)

***Eddie King & Michael Phillips, friends (18/6/14)

^Judith Kleinman, musician and Alexander technique trainer (15/10/14)

^Stephanie Leonard, community organiser (22/4/15)

***James Lemon, illustrator (25/6/14)

Mrs Sau Li, DIY supremo at Mix (30/11/12)

^^^Mathy Lisika-Minsende, creative mentor (16/3/16)

*Joan Lock, crime writer (10/9/13)

Lollypop people: Jane, Ronnie, Nora & Pauline (5/12/12)

**Karen Liebenguth: life coach (21/5/14)

*Elia Luyando: ballet mistress (11/12/13)

*Minerva: tailor (27/11/13)

*Robbie MacGregor: pavement & farm artist (30/5/13)

^^^Cate Mackenzie: love coach (13/4/16)

**Cyril Mann: painter & sculptor (9/4/14)

*Nina Marcangelo: Alfredo’s cafe family (24/7/13)

^^Malcolm Marjoram: historian & family history buff (17/2/16)

***Louis Masai: artist  (30/4/14)

^^Maxence Masurier: wine seller (10/2/2016)

Lucy Mathen: opening people’s eyes (14/2/13)

^Paul Matz: founder Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association (4/3/15)

David Mayers, butcher (5/10/12)

^Abu Mensah, deputy young mayor (24/6/15)

**Danny Michelson, La Fromagerie owner (15/4/14)

^^^Alicia Montplaisir, fairy spirit & singer-songwriter (20/4/16)

^Simon Moore, architect turned Highbury Arts Club boss (8/7/15)

**Chris Morris, tattoo artist (26/3/14)

^Ian Morris, Map gift shop co-owner (10/12/14)

^^^Angela Neustatter, writer (23/3/16)

^^Colin O’Brien, photographer (2/12/15)

Joan O’Donovan, charity shop manager (9/8/12)

*** Ola: mum and kids go camping at Freighliners Farm (4/6/14)

*James Olivo, dancer (26/6/13)

^Jessica O’Neill, behind the PhD (19/11/14)

Jet Osman, 3D artist (24/1/13)

^^Susan Oudot, Corrie writer with a passion for Milner Square (7/10/15)

Chris P, canal enthusiast (27/2/13)

Ron Pace, horseman (18/7/12) – this is the first interview

^Andy Parker, musician & painter (11/2/15)

***Jane Amelia Parker, designer/maker (16/7/14)

^Subhash & Urvashi Patel: Five Boys Natural Health Store (3/2/15)

*Dieter Perry, press photographer (17/10/13)

Jake Perkins, estate agent  (22/11/12)

***Michael Phillips & Eddie King, friends (18/6/14)

***Linda Plater, village of Islington (Canada) co-ordinator (12/8/14)

^Stevey Porter and Kieran Wilson: Route1audio (17/12/14)

^Pete Prodromou, crocodile catcher specialist (26/11/14)

^Aaron Resch, ramen restauranteur (29/10/14)

Ben River, singer songwriter (19/6/13)

*Caroline Russell, road safety campaigner (20/11/13)

Teresa Robertson, unique house painter (28/3/13)

^^Tim Sayer & Annemarie Norton, art lovers (3/2/16)

*Manuel and Stella Saavedra, puttin’ on the Ritz (22/8/13)

Jenny Scarbrough (9/11/12) contributes to Blackstock-road-in-the-1870s-robbers-trout-fishing-and-aristocrats

Scarbrough family, from postcard collecting to Jedward superfans (12/10/12)

Anna Scher MBE, drama teacher (27/4/16)

Matt Segal, manager Frederick’s (9/7/14)

^Chris Setz, tree champion (14/4/15)

Ian Shacklock: CAMRA, canals & campaigning (13/3/13)

Matthew Sherwood, fisherman (6/5/15)

Angela Sinclair-Loutit, pioneer spirit (22/9/12)

***Samir Singh, Arsenal in the Community (11/6/14)

^Lemn Sissay, poet (2/6/15)

*Stanley Smart: mechanic and poet (7/5/13)

^^Michael & Sam Smith: dad and son at Parkun (4/11/15)

*Corinna Snashall: planning a gap year (25/9/13)

***Hanisha Solomon, singer (22.7/14)

Viren Soma, tennis coach (8/4/13)

Alex Smith, heritage assistant (12/12/12)

Edward Smith, chess player (16/9/12)

**Stephanie Smith, Archway Market founder and manager (23/4/14)

^^Dan Spanner, Spanner Big Band at the Gunners pub (20/1/16)

Helena Spurr, foodie, chef and cafe owner (15/11/12)

*Ros Tankard, WW2 memories (4/12/13)

^Peter Theoklitou, owner Coffee Works Project, see Coffee Music Project in Islington (31/3/15)

^^ Peter Theoklitou, owner coffee Works Project (30/12/15)

**Pauline Tiffen, fair trade guru (26/2/14)

^^Silver Tiger, walk through Islington (26/8/15)

*Sarah Toner, ballet teacher (23/11/13)

*Piers Torday, children’s novelist (24/4/13)

^Carlos Torres, filmmaker and photographer (21/1/15)

^^^Jane Tuely, landscape architect (6/4/16)

^^Frank Turner, singer-songwriter (9/12/15)

*Pat Tuson, urban nature photographer (29/8/13)

Unbelievable Mr X, film blogger (16/1/14)

^Hedera Vetch, wildlife gardener (29/12/14)

^^^Costa Violaris, C&A Drycleaners (9/3/16)

^John Walters, Pearly King of Finsbury (23/10/14)

^John Webber, and Max PAT dog team (20/5/15)

^Anne Weyman, Islington u3a dynamo (1/10/14)

^^Jerry White, author of Campbell Bunk: the worst street in Islington (19/8/15)

Charles Williams, made in Islington (21/2/13)

^^Simon Wilson, young entrepreneur from dellvo.com (25/11/15)

Jon Winder, play guru (26/10/12)

*Marco Wouters, flower seller  (5/6/13)

^Jennifer Yong, founder Jenius Social (27/1/15)

**SPONSORED POST: Rachel Zatz, traveller and Airbnb host (19/3/14)

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