1000 Londoners

Elle in is and is a Martial Arts student..

Elle is a Martial Arts student who lives in West London. She started when she was around 6 years old and being a laid back person it came as a surprise to many of her friends for Elle to take up such a stereotypically aggressive hobby. Due to this, Elle was determined to overcome the expectations of a female taking part in Martial Arts. Over the past 12 years Elle¬†hasn’t felt the need to use her skills to defend herself however, it has taught her how to deal with certain situations in a way that doesn’t involve violence.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? My first memory of London is going on the London Eye as a child with my mum.
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? When I'm away from London the things I miss most are my home, family and friends.
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? My favourite neighbourhood is Richmond as it has many shops and nice places to eat.
  • What's your favourite building? My favourite building is The Shard.
  • What's your ideal day out in London? My ideal day out in London is riding a Barclays bike around Central.
  • What's your ideal night out in London? My ideal night out is a meal in Central with my friends.
  • What's your most hated building? My most hated building is The Gherkin
  • What's the best view in London? The best view in London is at of the top of the London Eye at night.
  • What's your favourite open space? My favourite open space is Richmond Park.
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? My favourite place to eat is nandos for a cheeky meal.
  • What's the most interesting shop? Urban Outfitters.
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? Kingston high street.
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? Watching the fireworks on New Years Eve in Central
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? Exploring Southbank.
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? Covent Garden.
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? On a busy tube during rush hour.
  • What's your personal London landmark? My primary school.
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? 007
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? Shaun of The Dead
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? London in the 1960's
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Adele