N4

Sharon Hayes, animal nurse Everyone has a story, so meet animal lover Sharon Hayes doing the perfect job. Interview by Nicola Baird. Sharon Hayes gives a huge Cheshire-cat grin and looks around happily at the place where she works as an animal auxiliary nurse at abbeyVET on Blackstock Road.There are bags of Science Plan pet…
Suleyman Bulbul, shopkeeper Everyone in Islington has a story, so meet Suleyman Bulbul from Arsenal Food & Wine – the Blackstock Triangle neighbours favourite shop. Interview by Nicola Baird. “Everyone knows (my colleague) Ozzie,” says Suleyman, 40, who runs the buzzing Arsenal Food & Wine shop, on the corner of Ambler and Blackstock Road, with…
Joan O’Donovan, charity shop manager Everyone in Islington has a story, so meet charity shop manager Joan O’Donovan . Interview by Nicola Baird. Despite radiating calm Joan O’Donovan, 64, never stops being busy. She started off in Co Galway, Eire one of eight sisters and two brothers, but by the time Joan was 19 years old…
Everyone has a story, so meet early retiree Sai Gulam Bi. Interview by Nicola Baird. “I’ve lived 33 years in this street,” says Sai leading me through the front door and into her immaculate front room that faces on to the N4 road. “It’s always been friendly”. From the kitchen…