1. Agnieszka - a chess expert from Ealing - Londoner #93


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    Agnieszka has played chess since she was 5 years old. Not a day goes by that she's not thinking about the game. She plays at West London Chess Club, on her computer and even her phone, when she…

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    • Christina, an Animal Welfare Campaigner and London Rollergirl - Londoner #92


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      Christina Dixon (aka Brat Worst) is an animal activist, bass player and London Rollergirl living in Brixton. She is passionate about the DIY punk scene, Her friends tease her about coming from a posh…

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      • Yllka Istrefi - the marathon-running classical pianist from Haringey - Londoner #90


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        Yllka is a Kosovan-born classical pianist living in North London who lived through the war in Kosovo in 1999 and subsequently moved to England. She studied at the Royal College of Music and has performed…

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        • FRI TV, LIFT THE LID! Londoners Tell us What They Love in London.


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          Who better to tell you what to do in London than a Londoner. FRI TV is looking for the right kind of "in the know" peeps willing to share their off the beaten path insights to enlighten…

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          • Melvyn - a mature student who lives in a narrow boat on the River Lea - Londoner #88


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            Melvyn is a mature student who resides in a narrowboat along the River Lea. Primarily based in the North-East stretch of the Lea, Melvyn describes his home as a "miracle place". He loves…

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            • Sara - A Chilean woman who came to the UK as a political refugee in the 70s - Londoner #87


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              Sara came to UK in the 1970s as a political refugee from Chile escaping the Pinochet dictatorship. In Chile she was put in prison and tortured for political activism for almost two years. A charity…

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              • Ted Murray, who has joined countless social clubs during his life in London - Londoner #85


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                Ted came to the UK in 1960 and has lived in London around 30 years. He came across from Ghana with his Father and an Aunt to "seek a better life" (his mother having died). After some…

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                • Tim Arnold, the singer/songwriter who founded 'Save Soho' - Londoner #77


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                  Tim Arnold has Soho running through his blood - he is the third generation of his family to have worked in the area (his grandfather was a comedian for Paul Raymond, his mother a dancer at the windmill).…

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                  • Book Launch: "Auschwitz, the Allies and Censorship of the Holocaust"


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                    21 Jan 2015 at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London Auschwitz, the Allies and Censorship of the Holocaust launch of the book by Prof Michael Fleming discussion moderated by Prof David…

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                    • Ben Aaronovitch, the writer of the "Rivers of London" supernatural crime novels, Londoner #76


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                      Ben Aaronovitch is the acclaimed author of the supernatural police procedural "Rivers of London" series. It wasn't always plain sailing for him though. After some success early…

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