Everyone has a story. For most kids running an ice cream shop would be a dream come true. So what’s it like when you do it for real? The grown-up pair who run Udderlicious,…
June 7, 2017

Sarah Matthias: author

Everyone has a story. Street artist Zabou is back working in Islington. Here she explains the joys of spray paint. Interview by Nicola Baird. “It’s a challenge every time when you paint a wall.…

Joey Jarossi: YATI acting coach

Everyone has a story. If you want to change your life dramatically then you need to head to YATI – the Young Actors Theatre Islington – where Joey Jarossi teaches drama to 3-16 year olds.…

Kimi Gill: photographer

Everyone has a story. Kimi Gill has both lived and worked in Islington and now she’s offered to use her brilliant photography skills to pep up the photos on Islington Faces. Please enjoy this…

Dieter Perry: press photographer

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  Dieter Perry, 46, knows exactly what makes a good news photo – but then with 15 years’ experience snapping for the Argent group’s North London newspapers including Islington Gazette (now the…

Corinna Snashall: planning a gap year

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  It’s only two weeks since the summer holidays ended but Year 13 student at Camden Girls’ School, Corinna Snashall, is not just busy studying for A levels, she’s also pulling together a…

John Henry Hammond: from soldier to pacifist

Everyone has a story. David Hammond has shared his memories growing up at 212 Liverpool Road in the 1950s on Islington Faces. Now he’s collected his father John’s war memories. John Hammond (1913-1994) was born and bred…

John Finn: tour guide trainer

Everyone has a story. Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association (CIGA) has been around since 1988 and has currently has close to 120 qualified members ready to dazzle you with Islington’s history. Meet the chairman of CIGA,…
Oct23

Sarah Toner: ballet teacher

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. Gillespie Road looks so ordinary…
Aug29

Pat Tuson: urban nature photographer

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  Pat Tuson, 68, best known locally…
Aug22

Manuel & Stella Saavedra: puttin’ on the Ritz

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. London is a big draw…
Aug15

Roy Griffiths: carpenter artist

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. If class, career and cancer…