Everyone has a story. Textile designer Clarissa Hulse explains how Islington’s plants and trees inspire her best selling lines of bedlinen, cushion covers, bags and scarves, from the studio where they are created, just off…
Everyone has a story. Thanks to the Discovery space that opened above the mobile provider Three’s store on Islington High Street in March 2016, 2,000 more people are ace at using their smart phones,…

Pete May: football writer

Everyone has a story. West Ham author, blogger and football writer, Pete May, moved to the heart of Arsenal country in 1993. While living in Islington he’s written four books about West Ham United. Here’s…

Benali Hamdache: Green Party campaigner

Everyone has a story. A year working on the Stronger In campaign, managing 45,000 volunteers, has left Benali Hamdache in an unexpectedly positive mindframe – and the time and skills to be the electoral…

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…

2016 summing up & thanks from Islington Faces

By the end of 2016 there were 222 interviews on Islington Faces so it’s obvious that everyone really does have a story. I’m always asked which is my favourite interview – but that’s impossible, as whoever…

Ray Coggin: taxi driver

Everyone has a story – but taxi drivers surely have the most. Meet Black Cab driver Ray Coggin – who can talk about traffic and the stars he’s met in the back of his cab just…
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…